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Babulnath Temple

Babulnath Temple

Babulnath Temple - Babulnath Temple ( Lord Shiva ) is located in the very heart of Mumbai City, at nearly 1000 feet above sea level, over looking the Arabian Sea . Babulnath temple is located at the end of Marine Drive and south of Malabar Hill, which was built in 1780 Even in a city like Mumbai  you'll be surprised to feel peace and tranquility at Babulnath - A place where Almighty resides. The granduer and magnificence of the temple is guaranteed to make you forget where you are, giving an illusion of Mount Kailas, the eternal abode of Lord Shiva . Every year millions of devotees visit this magnificent temple. It was built nearly 200 years ago and is one of the most spacious temples in the city. The devotees are undoubtedly proud of its rich and varied heritage.

Mythology of Babulnath temple - Legend has it that about two centuries ago, the southeast portion of the hilly terrain known as the Malabar Hill, where Lord Babulnaths ancient temple is situated, belonged to one Pandurang, a rich goldsmith. His cattle were grazing around. Being grazing land, there was nothing to be taken care of by Babul, the caretaker of Pandurangs cattle stock. Once it was noticed that a cow Kapila stopped giving milk. On enquiry, Babul reported that the very cow, before coming home reaches a point and suo-moto puts out all her milk. Babul could not explain the logic behind this, but had made Pandurang inquisitive. The very next day, Panduranga saw the scene again and he was overwhelmed when the said cow, Kapila was repeating her usual act. On reaching there a huge Shivaling was found. It is the very place where the temple has been built,


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