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Harshat Mata Temple Abhaneri
Neelkanth and Panch Mahadev, Dausa
Chand Baori Abhaneri
Sahajnath, Somnath, Gupteshwar & Neelkanth, the five images of God Shive (Mahadev)
are situated in the temples at Dausa.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of the most revered holy shrines dedicated to Lord
Shiva. Neelkanth, one of the ancient temples of the destination, is dedicated to
Mahadev or Lord Shiva. Popularly known as Panch Mahadev, this temple is situated
in the region of Aravali hills at Dausa.
As per mythology, the place where the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple currently stands
is the sacred location where Lord Shiva consumed the poison Halahala that originated
from the sea when Devas (Gods) and Asuras (Demons) churned the sea in order to obtain
Amrita. The poison emitted during the Samudramanthan that made his throat blue in
color. Lord Shiva hence is also known as Nilkanth.
Lord Shiva is the main deity in this temple. The Rope way is another attraction
at this place. Maha Shivaratri is the most prominent festival celebrated here. The
temple observes a fair that is held on the occasions of Maha Shivratri during which
the devotees from all the parts of country visit to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.