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Baijnath Temple (Lord Shiva), Palampur

Baijnath Temple (Lord Shiva), Palampur

A well-known temple, sixteen kilometers from Palampur, in the Beas valley of Himachal Pradesh. Legend says the King Ravana of Ramayana worshipped Lord Shiva here. The present temple dates back to 1204 AD. The Orissan…

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Jwalamukhi (Goddess Durga) Temple, kangra

Jwalamukhi (Goddess Durga) Temple, kangra

A well-visited Hindu temple in the Shivalik ranges of Himalayas; dedicated to Goddess Durga. A unique temple – there is no idol to worship. An eternally burning, shining, blue flame emanating from a rock sanctum…

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Vajreshwari or Bajreshwari (Goddess Durga) Temple, Kangra

A famous Hindu temple of India; dedicated to Goddess Durga. One of the Shaktipeetha temples; left breast of Goddess Sati fell here. According to the legend, when a demon called Kalikala threatened the vedic rituals,…

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Bhima Kali (Goddess Durga) Temple, Sarahan

Bhima Kali (Goddess Durga) Temple, Sarahan

One among the 51 Shaktipeethas, dedicated to Goddess Durga. Ear of Goddess Sati fell here. Lord Shiva, in the form of Pathal Bhairav, is the principal deity. The temple is 180 kilometers from Shimla. The…

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