Mamaleshwar Temple Pahalgam

Mamal Temple

One of the oldest temples in Kashmir, built on the banks of the Lidder river.

This temple dates back to 400AD ~1600 years old. Kalhan in Rajtharanigi credits it to Jayasimha of the Lohara dynasty, who build this temple and decorated it with a Golden Kalash on top

Temple is surrounded by a freshwater stream.

Legends say that this sacred site was where Lord Ganesha was kept as a door guard to prevent anyone from getting inside. Mamleshwar is also called the Mammal Temple (Mam Mal-Don’t go).


Shivling inside the temple. If you observe carefully, you can spot two-faced Nandi.

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