Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple

Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple

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  • Location: Diu, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, India - 362520.
  • Timings: 06:00 am to 08:00 pm.
  • Nearest Railway Station : Delvada Railway Station at a distance of nearly 12.9 kilometres from Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple.
  • Nearest Airport : Diu Airport , at a distance of nearly 6 kilometres from Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple.
  • Did you know: The Shiva Linga installed in this temple is about 5000 years old. The Shiva Linga enshrined in this temple dates back to the Mahabharata period and was made by the Pandavas.

Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple located in the village of Fadum, 3 kilometers from the city of Diu in the Indian state of Gujarat. It can be known by the name of this temple that this temple is completely dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the Shiva Linga enshrined in this temple dates back to the Mahabharata period and was made by the Pandavas. This temple has five Shiva lingas so this temple is also known for five Shiva lingas. The name of this temple comes in the ancient Shiva temples of Gujarat. The Shiva Linga installed in this temple is about 5000 years old. This temple is also known as 'Seashore Temple' because Shiva Linga is situated on the seashore. These Shiva lingas submerge in sea water when the tide comes in the sea.

Gangeshwar is a name of Lord Shiva, which was found when he wore Ganga Mata in his jata. The atmosphere of this temple is very pure and serene, which can be heard all the time from the waves of the sea, so a powerful energy is transmitted from this temple. To see and feel, devotees come from all over the world.

The idol of Lord Ganesha, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi is also installed in this temple. The water of the sea cleanses the temple, as if this temple of sea comes to see Lord Shiva. This temple has become one of the major pilgrimage sites for worshiping Lord Shiva due to its peace and beauty.

The festival of Shiva night is celebrated with great pomp in the Gangeswar temple, during which lakhs of devotees come to see the goddess.

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