The Sudh Mahadev Temple is said to be 2800 years old and with a strong mythological connection. The temple houses a natural black marble `lingam`. Devotees throng this place for a three day Mela during Sawan or rainy season. On this occasion they worship the Trident and mace believed to be that of Bheema the second Pandava brother. Devak stream flows nearby where people can take a bath before entering the temple. Mysteriously the Devak stream disappears a few kilometers downstream.

Distance from Jammu : 110 km

Distance from Katra : 75 km

Distance from Patnitop : 20 km

Location : Chenani Tehsil, District Udhampur

Altitude : 1225 msl

How to reach : Sudh Mahadev is connected with Jammu by a regular bus service. From Jammu go to Chenani on the Jammu Kashmir National Highway. Then from Chenani take the road towards east and travel for another 30 kilometers to reach the temple. You can also come to this place from Patnitop by hiring a Jeep.

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