Kharsari town is found 1 km far from Janki Chatti in Uttarkashi locale of Uttarakhand state. There is an old sanctuary devoted to Lord Shiva as Someshwar, the God of the intoxicant Soma. It is a three-storied sanctuary and has cut stones on the dividers. The multifaceted woodwork here is likewise vital. Amid the winter season, the general population of Kharsari town and the symbol of Lord Shiva are move to and from Yamunotri.
How to Reach Uttarkashi
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Uttarkashi situated at a distance of 160 Kms.
The nearest railway station to Uttarkashi is Rishikesh railway station situated 143 Kms before Uttarkashi on NH58.
Uttarkashi is well linked by motor able roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Uttarkashi is situated on NH108 which connects Gangotri. Buses to Rishikesh are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate and buses and Taxis to Uttarkashi are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Dehradun, Tehri, Barkot, Chamba etc.
Kharsari, Uttarkashi 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.