Someshwar Mahadev Temple

Triveni Sangam, a religious centre in Allahabad is the confluence of the rivers the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi. This ancient Someshwar temple is also known as the Shivkoti Temple is located in this place.

In Naini village near Sangam on the banks of the River Yamuna opposite to Allahabad Fort. The Someshwar Mahadev temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. Here the lord is worshipped in the form of Ekadash Rudra, one of the seventeen forms of lord Shiva and is the most important of the eight gods of Prayag. Lord Moon has installed the idol here. There is also a small Hanuman temple. During the annual Magh Mela, Ardh Kumbh mela and Kumbh mela, the temple is visited by the many pilgrims.

Pilgrims consider Monday as auspicious day to pray to Someshwar Mahadev. It is built below the ground level inside the fort on the bank of the Yamuna. There is a long corridor and there are 44 idols in here with a Shivling in the center. It was renovated by Bajirao Peshwa in 1735, and some idols date back to 17th or 18th century. Legend has it that Lord Rama had come during his exile. - - - - source - http://www.templeadvisor.com/temples-in-india/hindu-temples/someshwar-mahadev-temple - - - - for more infromation visit - https://www.ftd.travel/someshwar-mahadev-temple-attraction-allahabad


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Prayag, Uttar Pradesh
(INDIA)
Pin No-211004

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