10 temples in himachal which offer spiritual high!

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The breathtaking views, mesmerizing skies, toy-town hill stations, colonial architecture, toy train route and grand temples, the perfect words which describe Himachal Pradesh. The state with diverse culture and history is full of temples that offer spiritual highs. For your spiritual arousing, temples in Himachal are the best to explore. Each temple has its own spellbinding views and stories. 

Here’s a list of the best temples in Himachal Pradesh that you must explore to know about the fascinating stories and their extraordinary architecture.

 

  • Jakhoo Temple

Source: Shimla tourism

A magical divine spot in Shimla, Jakhoo temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is believed that lord Hanuman rested at this place on his way to get Sanjeevani Booti for Lakshmana. Now, this temple is a popular tourist destination in the alluring hills of Himachal’s capital- Shimla. With the world's largest statue of Lord Hanuman and home to thousands of monkeys, this hill top temple offers some majestic views.

 

  • Hadimba Temple

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Remember Bunny chilling with his friends outside a temple in his movie ‘Yeh Jawani hai Deewani’? That scene was shot at this iconic Hadimba Temple. Surrounded by nature and snow-peaked mountains of Manali, this temple is devoted to the goddess called ‘Hidimba’, wife of Bheem from Mahabharata. The wooden carved roofs and walls will take you back in time.  

 

  • Sankat Mochan Temple

Source: Wikipedia

A significant tourist attraction near Shimla, Sankat Mochan temple was put in order by Baba Neeb Karori Ji. It is believed that by offering the prayers of Lord Hanuman here, all your problems will fade away. Now, this temple is one of the renowned temples in Himachal. 

 

  • Naina Devi Temple

Source: Nainital tourism

Located at a stretch of 70kms from Bilaspur, Naina Devi Temple is one of the Shaktipeeth trail temples. Built-in 8th century, this is the oldest and most significant temple for Hindu devotees in Himachal Pradesh 

 

  • Chintpurni Temple

Source: The Statesman

One of the Shaktipeeths, Chintpurni temple is dedicated to Goddess Chinamastika. Situated in the Una district of Himachal Pradesh, it is believed that this temple fulfils the wishes of the devotees who come and offer prayers to the goddess. 

 

  • Chamunda Temple

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A beautiful temple nestled in the Kangra Valley of Himachal, Chamunda Temple has an alluring holy shrine of Devi chamunda (forest form of Goddess Durga). With a scenic surrounding this is among the most magnificent temples of Himachal Pradesh. 

 

  • Baba Balak Nath Temple

Source: Hill routes

Hamirpur is the home of this caved temple dedicated to Baba Balak Nath. The unique element about this temple is that women can not enter the temple. It is questioned by many. But yet the reasons are unknown.

 

  • Jawalamukhi Temple

Source: Wikipedia

Part of Shaktipeeth trail, this temple is another must-visit temple of Kangra, Himachal. According to Hindu mythology, the tongue of Goddess Parvati was fallen at this place. The temple receives a huge number of devotees in Navatras. 

 

  • Bijli Mahadev Temple

Source : Wikipedia

For all the trekkers and adventure lovers, keep this temple on your list as the only way to reach this temple is by a trek of around 10 kms from Kullu. This beautiful wooden temple of Lord shiva has a magnificent view of the forest and the town. 

 

  • Bhimakali Temple

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In another Shakti Peeth temple, it is believed that the ears of Goddess Parvati have fallen here, making it a divine place. Located in Sarahan, this temple is an important site for Hindu devotees.

 

Pilgrims from around the country travel to these beautiful temples in Himachal to traverse the rich cultural history. Not only the architecture but the stunning views from these temples also make it worth visiting.  This land of peaceful valleys and divine tranquillity is indeed the state you must visit at least once in your life. 

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