Nakshatra Vatika - SHUKARTAAL
Nakshatra Vatika is the center of tourist attraction. Visitors and pilgrims visiting the mythical city Shukartaal are sure to visit the Vatika. The beauty of the Nakshatra Vatika forces tourists to stretch towards it. Nakshatra Vatika, full of greenery, is proving better from the environmental perspective. From time to time, there is also the support from the administration and leaders for the beautification and improvement of the Nakshatra Vatika. The management of the Nakshatra Vatika has been entrusted to the five-member team, which monitors it.
Swami Keshvanandji Maharaj, the Pithadhishwar of Hanumdham, says that in Indian culture, trees and Nakshatra have been considered integral to the bliss of human happiness from the emotional state of human life. According to the culture of the rishis, the tree of every nakshatra is also certain. Nakshatra Vatika was inaugurated on April 8, 2001, by then Governor Vishnu Kant Shastri. He had planted the tree of Jambu of his own birth Nakshatra.
Following Trees are planted in the Nakshatra Vatika – Kachila, Amla, Gular, Jamuna, Khair, Sheesham, Bamboo, Pipal, Nangkeer, Banyan, Dhaka, Pakad, Rita, Bell, Arjun, Vikankat, Molshree, Chir, Sal, Jalewats, Kehal, Madar, Shami, Kadamb The Kalpvraksha tree, Mango, Neem, Mahua.
The beautiful stone statues of animals, birds, peacocks, crocodiles, lions, snakes, dinosaurs, fish, giraffes, elephants and frogs are set to entertain children in the Nakshatra Vatika. The statue of two guards standing at the main gate of the Nakshatra Vatika also entertains devotees.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehra Dun Airport (DED) Uttarakhand. – 98 km away Second nearest airport – Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), New Delhi,- 105 km away
Nearest Railway Station : Muzaffarnagar (MOZ) - Distance - 28 Km
Roadways Roadways Bus Stand - Muzaffarnagar - 28 Km Bhopa Pvt. Bus Stand - Distance - 28 Km
Dharamshalas are available for night stay.