Malinithan Temple in Siang hills Arunachal Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Malinithan Temple in Siang hills Arunachal Pradesh India.

Location: 1-km From Likabali, Arunachal Pradesh
Built in: 8th century
Dedicated to: Lord Shiva
Entry: Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: One of the most temple
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: April to October
Nearest Railway Station: Silapathar , Assam
Nearest Air Port: Helipad at Along, Mohanbari(Assam)

Malinithan is a temple site in ruins. Malinithan is situated at the foot of the Siang hills under the Likabali Sub-Division of West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. It is only 1 Km east of Likabali, the nearest administrative centre.Likabali (Arunachal Pradesh) is about 1 km from Malinithan. It is the nearest administrative centre from Malinithan. Silapathar (Assam) is the closest railhead just about 10 km from here. Akashiganga, another pilgrimage site of Arunachal is about 12 km from here. Leelabari (Assam) is 110 km from Malinithan. North Lakhimpur(Assam) is at a distance of 109 km and Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh is at a distance of 189 km. Itanagar is directly connected to Guwahati (Assam Capital) by road. One can easily reach Guwahati from any part of India.
The legend says, on the way to Dwarka from Bhismaknagar, Sri Krishna with his newly married wife Rukmini Devi begged blessings of Goddess Parvati. Devi Parvati greeted the newly married couple with wreath. The stringing of the garland was so unique, that overwhelmed Krishna called Devi Parvati as "Sucharu Malini", or a lady who strings garlands beautifully - hence from Malini to Malinithan being the name.

How to Reach Malinithan Temple 

By Road: Malinithan is just 12-km away from Akashiganga which is easily accessible by bus or a car. One can also reach Malinithan by bus or car from Guwahati (Assam), as well as by bus from Itanagar.

By Rail:  The Nearest Rai;way station is Silapathar , Assam.

By Air: The Nearest Air port is Helipad at Along, Mohanbari.

Picture Gellery of Malinithan Temple 







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