Faridabad is one of the major cities of the state Haryana, India. The city boasts of a well known temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati. The temple has a huge 22 feet high Shiv Linga in the temple, which stands as an important attraction of the city. Hundreds of devotees visit the temple everyday to offer their prayers to the deity. The temple holds many Upanyasas (spititual talks) on vedic shlokas and mantras in praise of Lord Shiva. Rudrabhisheka is a holy ritual of bathing the Shiv Linga with milk and water, after which it is decorated and offered Prasad or food to the Lord. This sacred ritual is performed on the Shiv Linga of this temple.
How To Reach Faridabad
The Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is located in New Delhi is the nearest airport to Faridabad. Local Taxis, private vehicles or local trains can be boarded from Delhi to reach Faridabad.
Faridabad is located in close proximity to the national capital, New Delhi. Numerous trains operate to different parts of the country from Faridabad on a regular basis. The Old Faridabad railway station has trains connecting many important cities of the country. EMU trains services are availble for local travel, connecting nearby places such as New Delhi, Mathura, Agra, etc.
Regular buses are available to Faridabad from major cities like Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, etc.
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.