There are many caves present in India, which remain a matter of surprise for the people. One of these is the Patal Bhuvaneshwar cave temple in Uttarakhand.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar is also mentioned in Puranas. It is also believed that the secret of the end of the world is also hidden in the womb of this cave.
this temple is a perfect amalgamation of mystery & beauty, to go to this temple about 90 feet below sea level, one has to go through very narrow paths.
it is a natural cave made of limestone & stone, in this cave many natural artifacts important from religious & historical point of view are located.
The length of the Patal Bhuvaneshwar cave temple is 160 meters & the depth is 90 feet. Even after this there is no shortage of oxygen in the cave
Ranadwar, Papadwar, Dharmadwar & Mokshadwar inside the temple. Papadwar was closed after the death of Ravana & Randwar after the war of Kurukshetra.
The severed head of Lord Ganesha is enshrined in the temple. The four pillars in this cave represent Satyuga, Tretayuga, Dwaparayuga and Kaliyuga.
There is a Shivling in this cave which is continuously growing, it is believed that when this Shivling touches the roof of the cave, then the world will end
For adventure and religious lovers, the most ideal time to visit is from March to June.