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Bhagirath Shila

A Sacred Stone

Bhagirath Shila is a slab stone found near the temple of Gangotri. It is the spot where Raja Bhagirath used to worship Lord Shiva. A natural rock shivlinga was found from the river Ganges. Lord Shiva is said to have sat here when he received the Goddess Ganga in his matted locks.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Uttarkashi


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