KAMLESHWAR TEMPLE, SRINAGAR GARHWAL
Situated on the banks of Alaknanda river in Srinager Garhwal near Badrinath highway, this temple devoted to Lord Shiva is thronged by large number of devotees. Every year, on the occasion of Vaikunth Chaturdashi, childless couple worship Lord Shiva entire night with lighted lamps, and the prayer is always answered as local priests believed.
The temple is considered to be more than 5, 000 year old, and even Adi Shankara Charya visited this temple in 8th century before heading for Kedarnath. There are 101 Shiv Lingams at the entrance premises of temple. As per legends, Lord Rama had worshipped Lord Shiva here with thousands lotus (kamal) flowers, that’s came the name Kamleshwar.