Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalaya’s lap. It’s home to stunning mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie, Host to the great Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan culture presence this is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant Tibetan New Year celebrations also. The region is also well known and popular for its trekking, climbing, and skiing areas. let’s unveil the list of Most visited & popular Hindu pilgrims of Himachal.
Not only a tourist attraction, but Chamunda Devi is also a sacred Hindu shrine in the beautiful Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. This temple is mainly dedicated to Goddess Chamunda, a manifestation of Goddess Shakti. Nevertheless, She is the divine power who killed the demons, Chanda & Munda, as well as Chamunda Devi Temple, is a temple that was built in the late 16th century. Also, it is known by the name of Chamunda Nandikeshwar Dham. Devotees of the Goddess coes to visit this shrine from different corners of the country as well as the world.
Bhima Kali Temple
It is a marvelous example of hill architecture. the temple complex at Sarahanis set against the incredible and beautiful backdrop of high ranges and forested slopes Built-in a mixture of both Hindu and Buddhist styles. it was the temple of Bush air rulers of Rampur now the palaces of the royal family are adjacent to the temple itself. From Sarahan there is a beautiful view of the Srikhand Peak, revered as the home of the goddess of wealth “Lakshmi”. There are two old temples of Bhimakali because The original temple got tilted hence the second has been constructed in the same architectural style. The statuettes of Devis were installed in the temple in the year 1962.
Ardha Nari Temple
The stunning Ardhnari temple at Mandi is, comparatively, a modern temple. The right half of the stone image in the temple represents the lord Siva and the left half his consort goddess Parvati. Also, Siva has his typical knotted hair and wearing a garland of skulls, an entwined serpent, a musical instrument in one hand and a Damru in the other. As well as the Parvati is shown wearing a diadem, a pair of earrings and a ring on the nose the icon is well-executed from all standards around.
Sui Mata Temple
The Sui Mata Temple dedicated to Sui Mata a local princess, who gave her life for the people in Chamba. It is situated between the Chamunda Devi temple and the Brajreshwari Devi temple. The Colorful paintings within the temple depict the life of Sui. This temple is divided into three parts, which are physically spread apart. The temple of Sui Mata is located on a high elevation of Shah Madar Hill.
Maa Jwalaji Temple
10 km far from Nadaun is Jwalamukhi, the town of the temple is dedicated to Bhagwati Jwalamukhi where eternal flames represent the great deity of Jwalamukhiji. Besides, there is the Gorakh Dibbi, Chaturbhuji Temple, and a host of other smaller shrines as well The gold plated dome of present Jwalaji temple was erected by great king Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
There are legends of Akbar having sent his offering to the divine Deviji One of the fifty-one Shakti Peeths. Maa Jwalaji Temple is famous as Sati’s tongue fell at this holy place. Goddess Jwala Maa is represented in the form of perpetual Jyotis. These all flames come out from nine different rocks in the temple popularly known as the Mahama Jawala Ji.