Daksheswar Mahadev or Daksha Mahadev temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the town of Kankhal, about 4 km from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It is named after King Daksha Prajapati, the father of Sati. Daksheshwar Mahadev temple is very famous Temple in Haridwar . As referenced in the Mahabharata and different writings of Hinduism, King Daksha Prajapati, the dad of Sati, Shiva's first spouse, performed yajna at where the sanctuary is arranged. Despite the fact that Sati felt offended when her dad didn't welcome Shiva to the custom, she went to the yajna. She found that Shiva was being rejected by her dad and she consumed herself in the Yajna Kunda itself. Shiva blew up and sent his Gaṇas, the awful demi-god Virabhadra and Bhadrakali to the ritual. On the course of Shiva, Virabhadra showed up with Shiva's ganas amidst Daksha's gathering like a tempest wind and pursued a savage war with the divine beings and humans present finishing in the decapitation of Daksha, who was later given the top of a goat at the command of Brahma and different divine beings. A significant part of the subtleties of the Ashvamedha Yagna (Horse Sacrifice) of Daksha are found in the Vayu Purana.