Rotak is a city located in the Indian state of Haryana. The city boasts of a popular Siva Mandir, located at the heart of the city. The festival of Mahashivratri is celebrated in this temple in a grand manner. During the celebration, pilgrims from all over the country throng this temple to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva.
The temple dates the perfect festive look on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri. Colorful decorations with a variety of lights and flowers adorn the shrine to welcome and appease the pilgrims. A number of temporary stalls are erected around the temple selling a range of items like flowers, incense sticks, earthen lamps, etc. Laddu with bhang, which is considered the favorite sweet of Lord Shiva, is also sold in few nearby shops. Pilgrims enjoy the Shivrathi celebrations with much joy and enthusiasm, in addition to offering their devoted prayers to the almighty.
How To Reach
Rohtak is located very near to Delhi, just around 45 kms from its border. The Indira Gandhi International Airport at New Delhi is the nearest, operating flights on regular basis.
Regular train services are available from many major cities of the country like Lucknow, Agra, Delhi, etc to Rohtak.
Rohtak has a well-developed road network connecting it to other major cities of the country through regular buses services.
Rohtak, Rohtak district
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.