Category:Panch Prayag

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<nowiki>पञ्च प्रयाग; পঞ্চ প্রয়াগ; પંચ પ્રયાગ; Панч-Праяґ; पंचप्रयाग; Панч-праяг; पंच प्रयाग; پانچ پریاگ; ਪੰਜ ਪ੍ਰਯਾਗ; Panch Prayag; پنج پریاگ; 潘奇普拉耶格; பஞ்ச பிரயாகை; bâtiment en Inde; بھارت کے پانچ مقدس دریاؤں کے سنگم; Tempel in Indien; ભારતની પાંચ પવિત્ર નદીઓ નો સંગમ; kuil di India; भारत की पांच धार्मिक नदि मिलन; будівля в Індії; Five ancient Hindu pilgrimage sites in central Himalayas; Five Prayags</nowiki>
Panch Prayag 
Five ancient Hindu pilgrimage sites in central Himalayas
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The Panch Prayag is a historic Hindu tirtha (pilgrimage) mentioned in pre-5th century texts. These are five sites along the Alaknanda river that are particularly notable for being at the confluences of Himalayan rivers before they emerge as river Ganges – the most celebrated river in Hindu traditions. These sites are mentioned in Hindu epics such as the Mahabharata, as well as numerous other pre-5th century Sanskrit texts.

These confluence sites have temple complexes and monasteries, associated pilgrim facilities such as bathing ghats, mandapa (choultries), community kitchens and walking trails built by Himalayan Hindu kingdoms. These pilgrim stop points emerged as small towns and villages over time. The temple groups are dedicated to Shiva, Durga, Ganesha, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Surya, and other deities of Hinduism.


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