The Summit of Chandrashila Mt. 11.11.11. The Himalayas / Вершина г. Чандрашила, 11.11.11. Гималаи
Chandrashila is summit of the Tungnath mountain range in Rudraprayag district, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.. It literally means "Moon Rock". It is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level. This peak provides a spectacular view of Himalayas, especially Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks. There are various legends associated with this place. According to one of the popular legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana. Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance. The Beauty of Chandrashila is incredible. It is an impressive vantage point that offers 360 degrees panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas.
The famous Tungnath temple located at an altitude of 3,680 m (12,073 ft) just below the peak of Chandrashila. The temple is the highest Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the second in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. It has a rich legend linked to the Pandavas, heroes of the Mahabharata epic.
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