About Daksha Mahadev Temple

Daksha Mahadev Temple, which is also known as Daksheswara Mahadev Temple, is one of the oldest temples Located in Kankhal in Haridwar and is one of the Places to see in Haridwar.Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati, the temple was named after Goddess Swati’s father, King  Daksha Prajapati.

The temple houses a Yajna Kund and also has a thousand year old Banyan tree. The Daksha ghat on the left of the main temple allows devotees to take a dip in the holy Ganga River. The temple becomes exceptionally beautiful with elaborate decorations during the Maha Shivaratri. 

Location - MK Gandhi Road, Ahead of Chowk Bazaar, Kankhal, Haridwar

Timing - 4 AM - 7 PM Daily

Best Time to Visit - During the months of Sawan as per Hindu Calendar when the temple is decorated.
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