trimbakeshwar temple and laxman jhula bridge - rishikesh (india)


Trimbakeshwar Temple across the Laxman Jhula suspension bridge, in Rishikesh (India)

The pedestrian suspension bridge is also called Lakshman Jhula.­

Trimbakeshwar Mandir , also popularly known as the Tera Manzil Temple, is housed at 5th floor of the 14+1 story building.­ Ground floor is occupied by some commercial establishment besides some Shrines.­ Several shrines & some shops are located on the other floors.­
In particular :
6th floor- Shri Antariksha Pati Mandir
7th floor- Shri Mamaleshwar Mahadev Mandir
8th floor- Shri Chatur Bhuj (4 armed) Lord Shiva Shrine - in yoga position
9th floor- Shri Ambakeshwar Mahadev Shrine
10th floor- Shri Dhaulagir Mahadev Shrine
11th floor- Shri Mallikarjun Mahadev Shrine
12th floor- Shri Grishneshwar Mahadev Shine
13th floor Shri Triyambakeshwar Mahadev Shrine
14th floor- Om Tower & Trishul

For more info about the Lakshman Jhula bridge, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Lakshman_­Jhula.

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Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan, Jonk, Uttarakhand 249137, India

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­

Photos taken in Rishikesh (India)

Rishikesh is a Hindu Holy city on the sacred Ganges River, at the foothills of the Himalayas.­

For more info about Rishikesh, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Rishikesh