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Chamunda Devi Temple, Palampur

Chamunda Devi Temple, Palampur

Legend is associated with the killing of two demons called Shumbh and Nisumbh by Goddess Chamunda. She took abode at this temple after killing the demon. Temple is about ten kilometers from Palampur town in…

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Gauri Shanker Temple, Manali

Gauri Shanker Temple, Manali

An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva: made in stone. Believed to date back 11th century AD. Eight kilometers from Manali. View Larger Map

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Mahunag Temple, Karsag

Mahunag Temple, Karsag

The famous temple is dedicated to Lord Karna (of Mahabharath)- a rare thing by itself !! Belief is that when devotees ask for help Lord rush to him in the form of Mahu (bee) and…

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Mahasu Devta Temple, Mashobra

Mahasu Devta Temple, Mashobra

A popular temple of the region. Mahasu Devta is the local name for Lord Shiva. Mahasu Jatara- the annual temple festival is a popular event that attracts many to the temple. About 11 kilometers from…

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Raghunath (Lord Sri Ram) Temple, Kullu

Raghunath (Lord Sri Ram) Temple, Kullu

Dedicated to Lord Sri Ram. The Vishnu idol here is said to be worshipped by Lord Sri Ram himself at Ayodhya. The world famous Dusserah festival actually is an offering to Raghunathji of this temple.…

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Basheshwar Mahadev (Lord Shiva) Temple, Kullu

The temple is known for its intricate stone carvings. It dates back to ninth century. The temple has a Yoni-Lingam representing Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. View Larger Map

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Triloknath (Lord Shiva)Temple, Lahul

Triloknath (Lord Shiva)Temple, Lahul

A unique temple which blends Budhist and Hindu rituals in one place. Both consider this temple as holy. The granite Shivalinga is worshipped as Triloknath by Hindus and as Avalokiteswara by the Budhist. The temple…

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Tarna Matha Temple or Shyam kali Temple (Goddess Paravati), Mandi

Tarna Matha Temple or Shyam kali Temple (Goddess Paravati), Mandi

On the Tarna hills at Mandi. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. This is a 17nth Century temple, on a hill top overlooking the town of Mandi. It is also known as Shyam Kali…

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Bhootnath (Lord Shiva) Temple, Mandi

Mandi, which is 62 kilometers from Dharmasala, is home to many temples. The Bhoothnath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is prominent among them. The temple dates back to 1526 AD. According to the legend, Raja…

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Lakshmi Narayan (Lord Vishnu) Temple, Chamba

Lakshmi Narayan (Lord Vishnu) Temple, Chamba

One of the oldest; largest temples in the Chamba region of Himachal Pradesh. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu known as Lakshmi Narayan. It also houses six other temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and…

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