Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple, located in Arnod tehsil of Pratapgarh district, in Rajasthan, is known as Haridwar of Vagad. Gautameshwar Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Gautameshwar Temple is surrounded by greenery A waterfall flows from the top of this temple. In the rainy season, there is greenery all around.
Although worship of fragmented deity idols, fragmented Shivlings, and pictures is not considered auspicious in Hindu scriptures, Gautameshwar is such a pagoda, where Gautameshwar Mahadev Shivling is divided into 3 parts and this Shivling is revered even after being completely broken. Is.
It is said that when Mohammad reached Gautameshwar Shivalaya while attacking Ghaznavi temples, he tried to break Gautameshwar Mahadev Shivling as well.
When he hit the Shivling for the first time, a stream of milk came out of the Shivling and a stream of curd came out from it on the second strike and when Ghajnavi struck the third, a swarm of bees came out of the Shivling like a storm, which defeats Ghaznavi and his entire army.
Then here Ghaznavi got the Shivling obeisance and rebuilt the temple and also put an inscription which is still installed in the temple.
Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple is also known as Haridwar of the tribals.
Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple has a different specialty. This is a Mokshadayini Kund it is also known as Mandakani Kund. It is believed that taking a bath in this pool washes away all the sins. Here a certificate of salvation is also given by the temple trust.
It is said about Gautameshwar Mahadev temple located in Pratapgarh of Rajasthan that Gautam Rishi, one of the Saptarishis, was also stigmatized for killing a cow. Then Gautam Rishi had erased his sin by bathing in this Mandakani Kund.
Since then the local people believe that just as Gautam Rishi was liberated by bathing in this Mandakini Kund, all his sins will also be washed away.
Here people still have faith in this pool built in Gautameshwar Mahadev. It is said that the water of this pool built in the Gautameshwar Mahadev temple has never ended to date.
Get a certificate of freedom from sin in 1 rupee
Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple There is also an old court of tribals in this temple complex. A formally printed and stamped sin liberation certificate is also issued from this court. For which you have to pay Rs.11. Re 1 is charged for the certificate and Rs 10 is charged for defect rectification.
The special thing about Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple is that this is the only temple in the whole country, where devotees are given a certificate of salvation.
Devotees from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat Maharashtra come here in the month of Vaishakh in the famous Gautameshwar Mahadev temple, known as Haridwar of the tribals. At that time, lakhs of devotees coming from these states wash their sins by taking a dip in the pool built in the court with faith and also taking the water of this pool as Ganga water with them.
How to reach Gautameshwar Mahadev Temple?
Pratapgarh 21KM Banswara 85KM, Chittorgarh 110KM,
Udaipur 145KM, Jaipur 419KM
The nearest airport is at Dabok, Udaipur, 145 km away.
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