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Tungnath & Madhyamaheshwar Temple Opening Date 2024

The tentative dates for the opening of Tungnath and Madhyamaheshwar Temple Darshan are 10 May and 20 May 2024, respectively.

The spiritual whirlwind was already at its peak with the opening of Char Dhams but now Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temples are also opening its portals for the pilgrims. On the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi festival, portals of Lord Tungnath Temple and Lord Madmaheshwar Temple have been announced.

The decision of the opening of the portal goes through a rigorous process of Panchang calculations by Acharyas and Vedapathis at Panch Kedar Gaddisthal. The departure as well as the schedule of the possession of the idols was also scheduled at the same time.

Opening Dates of lord Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temple 2024

The portal of Tungnath Temple will open on May 10th which is also the opening date of Kedarnath Dham and the opening of Lord Madhmaheshwar temple is on 20 May 2024.

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Why is Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temple famous?

Tungnath Temple and Madmaheshwar Panch Kedar Temples are some of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in Uttarakhand and hold a great value for Hindu devotees. It is a part of the holy Panch Kedar Circuit. There are 5 temples which come under Panch Kedar Circuit – Kedarnath, Rudranath, Kalpeshwar, Tungnath and Madhmaheshwar. It is said that visiting these pilgrimage sites removes all the karmic backlogs from one’s life. Tungnath Temple is Tritiya Kedar (third) temple to visit in the circuit of Panch Kedar and Madmaheshwar Temple is the fourth temple to be visited in Panch Kedar Circuit while doing Panch Kedar Yatra.

Religious Significance of Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temple

Tungnath Temple and Madmaheshwar temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is an interesting story behind the formation of these two temples. It is said that Lord Shiva was hiding from the Pandavas in the disguise of a bull when they came to meet him to atone for atoning their sins of killing their own relatives in the war of Mahabharata. Bhima, one of the 5 Pandava brothers, recognized him. He suddenly disappeared and appeared in the form of Jyotirlinga to give his darshan to the Pandavas. Also, the parts of his body in bull form fell into 5 different places. These five places form the Panch Kedar Circuit known as Panch Kedar Yatra. Devotees from all over the world come here to take divine blessings.

It is said that in Tungnath Mandir Lord Shiva’s hands fell and in Madmaheshwar Temple his navel fell.

Darshan of Lord Shiva in Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temple for a moment will take all your worries away and give you eternal peace and spiritual bliss. Also, you will be amazed to know that Tungnath Temple is the world’s highest temple of Lord Shiva located at Chandranath Parvat. Madmaheshwar Temple on the other hand is one of the most scenic temples located amidst the scenic Himalayas and stunning alpine meadows.

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Tungnath as a Nature and Adventure Trekking Destination

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Tungnath Temple is surely a wonderful nature, adventure and trekking destination due to its location advantage. The Tungnath Chandrashila Trek is an easy one that can be done by beginners.  It lies in the lofty Chandranath Parvat which is at an elevation of 3680 meters above the sea level. The temple is considered to be more than 1000 years old and is the world’s highest Shiva Temple.

It is one of the best adventures and spiritual trekking destinations in Uttarakhand. You have to indulge in a trek of 3.5 km from Chopta. It seems as nature’s most divine form is bestowed to this place. Stunning meadows, Conifers and Oak forests, enchanting hamlets and lofty Himalayan Peaks makes it one of the best places for nature sightseeing. Don’t miss the Bird Watching and lakeside picnics for more fun.

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Madmaheshwar as a Nature and Adventure Trekking Destination

Madhyamaheshwar Temple

Madmaheshwar Trek or Buda Mahesh war Trek in Uttarakhand is a must try spiritual as well as adventurous trekking trail. Located in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, the trekking trails will amaze your mind with its exotic Himalayan wildlife and nature’s wholesome beauty.

One the Enchanting yet adventurous trekking trail Madmaheshwar you will witness some of the most beautiful villages, stunning grasslands, coniferous forests, massive Chaukhamba Mountain Peak and downhill landscape views. Isn’t it a blissful nature sightseeing tour in the lap of Himalayas. Beginners can also try this amazing trek. It is one of the best adventure trekking destinations in India.

Visiting Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Temples will not only elevate one’s spiritual self but also bless us to see the most divine form of nature. These temples are set in paradise-like landscapes which will take your breath away. So, don’t wait and get ready for an amazing Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Panch Kedar Yatra Tour to get the divine blessings of lord Shiva.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the opening date of Tungnath Dham Temple?

The portal of Tungnath Temple will open on 10 May 2024.

What is the opening date of Madmaheshwar Temple?

The portal of Madmaheshwar Temple will open on 20 May 2024.

What is the Winter Seat of Tungnath Temple?

The winter seat of Tungnath Temple is at Makkumath Temple.

What is the Winter Seat of Madmaheshwar Temple?

The winter seat of Madmaheshwar Temple is at Omkareshwar Temple, Ukhimath.

What are the darshan timings of Tungnath and Madmaheshwar temple?

  • Madmaheshwar Temple Darshan Timings - 6:00am to 9:00pm
  • Tungnath Temple Darshan Timings - 6:00am to 7:00pm

Published: 16 Apr, 2022 | Last Updated: 01 May, 2024

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