Devprayag

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Devprayag - Fourth Prayag

Devprayag, a holy place where river Ganges emerges after confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda. Devprayag is winter home for priests of Badrinath Temple. It is believed that Lord Ram & King Dashrath has performed Penance at this sacred place. The place not only has spiritual ambience but is best retreat to enjoy the solitude amid the serene environ. Devprayag is dominated by various temples like Chandrabadni Temple, Danda Nagaraja, Raghunath ji, Dhaneshwar Mahadev & etc.


Places to visit near the Devprayag

  • Sangam: Scared place where the union of both divine rivers takes place.
  • Dashrathshila: According to local folklore, it is believed that King Dashrath had performed penance at this place.
  • Raghunathji Temple: : Situated on confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda. It is one of the oldest temples of lord Rama, more than 10,000 years old. The temple is made up of huge rocks.
  • Chandrabadani temple: It is shrine of Goddess Sati & one of Shaktipeeth. As per legends, when Lord Shiva was carrying the corpse of Goddess Sati then her torso fell in this place. The temple is very small and contains a Shri-yantra carved out on a flat stone instead of any erected statue.

How to reach to Devprayag

Nearest railway station to Devprayag is Rishikesh located at distance of 140 Kms approx.

Jolly Grant airport is closest airport which is 160 Kms approx.


Devprayag distance by Surface from various cities

Delhi Devprayag 300 Kms (approx)
Bareilly Devprayag 355 Kms (approx)
Lucknow Devprayag 610 Kms (approx)
Chandigarh Devprayag 280 Kms (approx)
Shimla Devprayag 340 Kms (approx)

Best time to visit Devprayag

Jan – Dec except monsoon

Devprayag can be visited throughout the year. Summers are pleasant & during winter temperature falls around sub zero level. Monsoons brings good amount of rainfall at the place.

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