Tapovan Temple, Dehradun

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Country -

India

Travel Destination -

Dehradun

Address of this place -

Raipur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248008

ISD/STD Code -

91-0135

Area Pincode -

248008

 

Local Time -

1:11 AM

Local Weather -

Current temprature- 16.83, Minimum - 16.83, Maximun - 16.83
light rain with humidity 93% and Wind speed of 0.88 mph.

About this place -

At a distance of 7 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Tapovan is a sacred place located near Raipur on the banks of River Ganges in Dehradun. This is famous for its beautiful surroundings and serene location. The name of temple comes from two Sanskrit words - Tapas (meaning penance) and Vana (meaning forest). Tapovan holds a significant religious importance. Chanting of rituals and Vedas add the holiness of the serene location. This temple is visited by large number of devotees who throng here to witness to the rituals and other religious ceremonies. The popular belief is that this is the place where Dronacharya had undergone his penance. In the epic Mahabharata, Dronacharya was the Guru of Kauravas and Pandavas.Tapovan is a well-known site for meditation and other spiritual activities. The ashram also holds periodic yoga courses. The greenery of the surroundings and sound from the river makes the ambiance very soothing. Situated above the Gangotri Glacier, the place also attracts trekking enthusiasts.Timings: 6 AM - 8 PM

How to Reach -

Airport(s): Jolly Grant Airport 30 km. from the city Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
email: apc_vidn@aai.aero
Train Route: Dehradun Railway Station Lakkhi Bagh, Govind Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001
Roadways: Rajpur Road, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Sahastrdhara Crossing Bus Stop Rajpur Road, Adhoiwala, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Mussoorie Bus Station near Railway Station, Gandhi Road, Lakkhi Bagh, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Volvo Bus Service NH72A Subhash Nagar, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Dehradun Bus Service Muslim Colony, Lakkhi Bagh, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001

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