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Parad or Mercury Shivling in Haridwar – Paradeshwar Mahadev at Harihar Ashram in Kankhal

Parad Shivling is a unique Shivling worshipped at Harihar Ashram in Kankhal near Haridwar. This holy Shivling is made from 151 kg of pure Mercury. This is a one of kind Shivling in the world. As per Holy Scriptures, Parad Shivling is a Mahalinga.

Solidification of mercury is a difficult process and this makes the Shivling unique.

Thousands of devotees visit the Harihar Ashram to offer prayers to the Parad Shivling and is known as Paradeshwar Mahadev.

The Shivling was offered first prayer during the Kumbh Mela in 1986 at Haridwar.