Mahakaleshwar Temple in Darjeeling

Mahakaleshwar Temple in Darjeeling

Mahakaleshwar temple in Darjeeling is one of the most organized temples around
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About Mahakaleshwar Temple in Darjeeling

This is not the only temple in Darjeeling, but the Mahakaleshwar temple in Darjeeling is one of the most revered of all the temples around. This temple is revered by both the Hindus and the Buddhists. It is a place to be to get the best of devotion. It has a long history behind it and has increasingly grown in popularity over the years.

If one has not been here once in a lifetime, then your experience in tourism can never complete. It is a place for real time devotion where every second spent in this temple is worth your time and money.

It is important to tell you that there is a complex of some sort while at this temple. Located close by is the Hanuman Temple, which is erected next to it. The devotees of both religions, however, worship without hindering each other.

The presence of hundreds of Buddhists flags around adds colour to the atmosphere here. The co-existence of two different kinds of faith is hard to come by. It is, therefore, an experience as one gets to see how things really work.

When one enters the temple, one will hear the Hindu Priests chanting prayers as well as well as Buddhist monks reading out their holy scripts. There is a beautiful harmony between both religions with many bells hung on the walls.

The devotees walk barefoot around the temple three times and they ring the bells as they walk along. The Buddhist believe that the many flags flying around the temple make their prayers connect directly to heaven. With a change in the colours of the flags due to the effects of the weather; Buddhists believe that it signifies that the sins of devotees are being washed away.

One’s visit to this temple is not complete if one did not visit the Makahal cave. It is outside the temple complex, but rather very close to the temple. A visit to this cave is an experience that can last a lifetime. This is a place where one can have deep, sober reflection on other issues of life aside spirituality.

It is a beautiful side attraction and a great place for religious buffs and tourists who choose to visit this religious enclave.

If you want a place where you can make a request to the God; if you believe in the powers of prayers and serious about getting answers, in an enabling environment, then you must visit this place in question. One’s expectations will be met.


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    The Mahakaleshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and is equally revered by the Hindus and the Buddhists.

    There are a few restrictions for entering the temple, such as covered shoulders and knees, no photography of the inner sanctum and no footwear inside.

    The Mahakaleshwar Temple is located on Observatory Hill, and offers beautiful views of the nearby hills.

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