Airwan Temple, Kathua

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Airwan Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva, is situated 15 km away from Kathua in Airwan Village. The history of this temple dates back to 4th century, and it is said that the legendary King of Ujjain, Vikramaditya had constructed this temple. The village of Airwan derives its name from the Ravi River. Numerous springs are present here where devotees take a dip before offering their prayers.The people who are unable to go to Haridwar to submerge the ashes of the dead can do it here in Gupt Ganga. The temple is thronged by devotees during the occasion of Baisakhi and Shivaratri that are celebrated every year.

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