Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Uttarakhand is a famous in India. Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Uttarakhand is dedicated to lord Mahadev(Shiva).The Shri Neelkanth Mahadev temple is situated at a height of 1330 meters and is located about 32 km from Rishikesh in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, India.
The Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of the most famous holy place dedicated to Lord Shiva for all the devotee lord Shiva. The temple is surrounded by dense forests and Nar-Narayan is adjacent to the mountain ranges. Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is placed between the valleys of Brahmakoot, Manikoot, and Vishnukoot and is located at the confluence of the rivers Madhumati and Pankaja.
According to mythological story,Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a place where Lord Shiva who drank the poison that originated from the sea when Asuras (Demons) and Devas (Gods) churned the ocean in order to obtain Amrutha. This poison that obtained during the churning of Samudhra(ocean) which made his throat blue in color. Thus, Lord Shiva(Mahadev) is also known as Neelkanth, because meaning of Neela(blue) Kanth(throat) The Blue Throated One.