Category: Kalpeshwar – Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

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Kalpeshwar – Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

Kalpeshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at an elevation of 2,200 m in the picturesque Urgam valley in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state in India.This tree is believed to fulfill all the wishes of a person. There is a cave temple situated at height of 2134 mtr and Shiva is worshiped here in his matted hair form. Kalpeshwar is surrounded by dense woods and also terraced fields that lie in the Urgam valley.

It is the fifth temple of the Panch Kedars (five temples of Lord Shiva) and is the only temple out of five that is accessible throughout the year.At Kalpeshwarm, the matted hair or Jata of lord Shiva are the object of worship and because of this, Lord Shiva, is also called Jatadhari and Jateshwar.