Lakhamandal, Chakrata


Lakhamandal, Chakrata

Lakhmandal is a shrine that lies between Chakarta and Mussoorie. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a renowned temple in place that is visited by many several tourists and devotees from different places. Within the periphery of Lakhmandal there are numerous other shrines that exist. The idol of Lord Shiva placed inside the Lakhmandal temple is made of graphite that reflects sheen when water is poured on it.

History of Lakhmandal
Geographically located at a distance of 100kms away from Chakarta, Lakhmandal is a place of high historical importance in India. As per myths, Mahabharata, one of the Hindu epics, Lakhmanda is the place where Duryodhan tried to kill Pandavas. He made them stay at “Laksha Grah”, also known as the house of wax.

Two beautifully carved statues are placed outside the main shrine of Lakhmandal. As per beliefs, these two shrines are of Arjun and Bheem or of Daanav and Maanav. The inscriptions that are made in the temple date back to 8th to 5th century of the Gupta period. Lakhmandal is indeed a great place of keen interest for those who like history.

How to Arrive at Lakhmandal Chakarta
Lakhmandal is situated at a distance of 100kms from Mussoorie from Chakarta. Cabs and buses are also available to Lakhmandal from Chakarta.

• Nearest Railway Station- Dehradun Raiwlay Station (107kms)
• Nearest Airport Facility- Jolly Grant Airport (130kms)


Popular Photos 99Uttarakhand

Sacred Haridwar

Come and meet the God by entering through ‘Gateway to God’-Haridwar. One of the holiest places of Hindu Religion is Haridwar with several religious sites viz. Maya Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Sapta Rishi Ashram, Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Parad Shivling, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Sati Kund, Har ki Pauri and countless sacred places.

Read More

Mussoorie Hillocks

Impeccable beauty of Mussoorie will attract you with snowy and lush green hills at a height of 2000 meters above sea level. Lal Tibba, jharipani falls, Cloud end, Kempty falls, Doon Valley etc are major attractions of Massoorie. Car cable ride of Massoorie is liked by everyone. Do not forget to visit this ‘Hill Queen’ to enjoy the most memorable experience.

Read More

Char Dham Yatra

The most holy journey of Hindus- Char Dham Yatra that takes you through Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath in sequential way can be greatly enjoyed with the name of God. Here is the opportunity for pilgrims to bury all their sins and emerge as the purest heart and soul. Complete this sacred journey and get heavenly feeling of completeness.

Read More

Rishikesh Tourism

You are an adventure lover and you will not return empty handed from Uttarakhand. More and more joy and excitement is waiting in Uttarakhand at Rishikesh where you can enjoy fun activities such as rafting, rock climbing, rappling and Kayaking etc. So be unstoppable and get all the fun at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

Read More
"); $("#subsecnav").hide(); $('#demo2').show().skdslider({'delay':5000, 'animationSpeed': 1000,'showNextPrev':true,'showPlayButton':false,'autoSlide':true,'animationType':'sliding'}); //$('#demo1').skdslider({'delay':5000, 'animationSpeed': 2000,'showNextPrev':true,'showPlayButton':true,'autoSlide':true,'animationType':'fading'}); //$('#demo2').skdslider({'delay':5000, 'animationSpeed': 1000,'showNextPrev':true,'showPlayButton':false,'autoSlide':true,'animationType':'sliding'}); //$('#demo3').skdslider({'delay':5000, 'animationSpeed': 2000,'showNextPrev':true,'showPlayButton':true,'autoSlide':true,'animationType':'fading'}); $('#responsive').change(function(){ $('#responsive_wrapper').width(jQuery(this).val()); }); });