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Temple on Hilltop-Shankaracharya Temple Srinagar

A June 2006 trip to Srinagar by sbmalik

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Shankaracharya Temple Srinagar

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Shankaracharya Temple Kashmir offers you an opportunity to visit one of the most revered Hindu pilgrimage destinations, the sacred temple of Shankaracharya. This temple is located on the top of the hills, southeast of Srinagar and is commonly known as the Takht-i-Sulaiman. This temple is situated at a height of 1100 feet above the Srinagar City. The temple is devoted to the worship of lord Shiva. Tours and travel to this pilgrimage involves a trek to the top of the hills in the Srinagar region. This ancient temple dates back to 5th Century BC. It was constructed by Pandavas and completed by Maharaja Gopaditya. It is believed that the saint Shankaracharya stayed here when he visited...Read More