4 Ancient Shiva Temples You Can Visit In Delhi This Weekend!

Ancient Shiva Temples in Delhi

Bells are ringing loud, Temples are shining in lights, Kanwariyas are on their way to reach their destinations, and whole India is echoing with “HAR HAR MAHADEV” . Some are worshipping Shiva with all their hearts by fasting and doing Sadhna at home. Some are on their Kawad Yatra, and some visit their nearby temples to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva. 

Here are some ancient Shiva temples that you can visit in Delhi. 

Prachin Gauri Shankar Mandir 

This Mahadev Temple, situated in old Delhi, is 800 years old. It is said that a soldier built it who was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. A Maratha soldier was on the verge of losing his life after getting injured in a battle and promised to build a Shiva temple if he survived and he kept his promise by building this beautiful temple. This temple is covered with white marble and has a Shiva lingam in its heart. The temple is situated in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. 

Ancient Shiva Temples in Delhi

Dudheshwar Nath Mandir 

Situated in the Ghaziabad region of Delhi NCR, Dudheshwar Nath Mandir is one of the city’s historic and oldest temples. There is a long story behind why the temple name is Dudheshwar Nath. One can read the whole story on the Temple’s official website. In 1511, Shiva Lingam was self-evolved in this temple and the Hindon River in Vaishali is the Harnandi River in Ancient Scripture. It is also believed that, whoever has the blessings of Dudheshwar Nath will get ultimate wealth and gold. It is also said that with the blessings of Dudheshwar Nath Ravan built the “SWARN LANKA”.

Ancient Shiva Temples in Delhi

Nili Chatri Mandir 

The ancient Nili Chattri Mandir is situated on the banks of the Yamuna River. It is believed that the temple was built by Yudhishthira, the oldest brother among the Pandavas. The dome inside the temple complex is blue, that is why it is known as Nili Chattri. Maha Shivratri is the best occasion to visit the temple, as it is decorated beautifully in Shravana. Chandni Chowk is the nearest metro station to visit the temple. 

Ancient Shiva Temples in Delhi

Mangal Mahadeva Birla Kanan 

Situated on Sivaji Marg, Ragapuri, in Delhi. Mangal Mahadeva Birla Kanan Mandir was built across 200 acres of land. The temple is covered with greenery, which makes it beautiful to view during the day and evening. A 100-foot-tall Shiva statue is built in the temple. The specialty of this temple is that all the idols of Gods and Goddesses are made of bronze, which makes the temple more authentic and unique. The Delhi Aerocity metro station is the nearest metro station to reach the temple. 

Ancient Shiva Temples in Delhi