Garudeshwar Temple

This ancient temple of Lord Shiva (Garudeshwar Mahadev) is situated on the Northern bank of holy River Narmada and attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. This temple of Garudeshwar Mahadev is around 2000 years old and it is said that the Lord Shiva took the form of an eagle and saved all the common people from the attack of the evil elements. Garudeshwar is a pilgrim site with a holy place for bath called Ghat, on the bank of the Narmada. His Holiness Shree Vasudevananda Sarasvati chose to leave his Mundane body at this sacred site. Prime attractions are the temple of Lord Dattatreya and a holy memorial ashram of His Holiness Vasudevananda Sarasvati who is the author of ‘Dattpuraan’. The statue of Lord Dattatreya is really very impressive and hypnotizing due to its piercing eyes. The statue is made of black granite stone and carved with beautiful wooden designs.

Best time: Round the year

Tips: As the temple is located in interiors local guide is advisable.