Daksheswara Mahadev or Daksha Mahadev Temple is a Hindu Temple committed to Lord Shiva, placed in the Haridwar Uttarakhand India. It is known as after King Daksha Prajapti, the father of Sati. Daksha is one of the fourteen Prajapatis, author deities, who preside over procreation and are the protector of existence in Hindu mythology. The Daksha Mahadev Temple is not that antique but the yajnashala or area in which yajnas are carried out is very vintage and it has been confirmed as the area wherein the original Sati gave up her life for the sake of her husband who were insulted by way of her father.
The gift temple changed into built by using Queen Dhankaur in 1810 and rebuilt in 1962. It is an area of pilgrimage for Shaivaite devotees on Maha Shivaratri. According to the historic mythology, King Daksha Prajapati, done a yagna but did now not invite Lord Shiva his son in law. Sati wife of Shiva got indignant and burnt herself in the Yagna Kund now famous as Sati Kund. An drunk Shiva killed king Daksha cut his head. This is a famous places to viisit in haridwar.
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