Himachal Pradesh is also known as “Dev Bhoomi”.In Himachal, There is a touch of Divinity everywhere, and someone says that “Blessed are those who wander in the wild valleys, for he or she shall see nature, and though her God”.The Himachal people are though subject to almost every empire that they ruled ever ruled in North India plains and they manage to sustain an unbroken tradition of ritual and sacred arts.

In Himachal, there are approx or more than 2000 Temples With almost every village having at least one Temple besides its community Devta or Local Deities. Himachal Pradesh is also the place of Buddhist. You may also find the cluster of Buddhist monasteries and Gompas stretched over the vivid landscape.

In Himachal Temples are both, Holy places and Tourist places. In Below some Famous Temples that gives the Title Of “Dev Bhoomi” To the Himachal Pradesh.

JawalaJi

JawalaJi

JawalaJi

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Jawalaji Temple is located in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated around 35 km south from Kangra valley in the lap of Shivalik range.JawalaJi Temple is dedicated to goddess Jwalamukhi, the deity of Flaming Mouth.JwalaJi is considered as very powerful, and it counts as one of 51 Shakti Pitha in India.

Jawalaji Temples relates to sati, and that is the place where Tounge of Sati Mata fell. The temple has to believe Nine Permanent Flames That is Mahakali, Unpurna, Chandi, Hinglaj, Bindhya Basni, Maha Lakshmi, Saraswati, Ambika and Anji Devi. It’s about a Centuries ago Raja Bhumi Chandra, Ruler of the area are originally built the temple.

 Inside the main Temple, there are Gorakh Dibbi, Chaturbhuj Temple, and many small shrines are in the Jawalaji.

Best Time To Visit:

Whole Year is the best time to visit (Peak Time April To July)

How To Reach:

Air: Nearest Airport Gaggal (50 Km Away), Chandigarh (200 km Away)

Railway: Narrow Gauge is at Ranital Station(20 Km Away), Broad Gauge is at Pathankot(100 km Away)

Road: Well Connected To Road, State transport buses like Punjab, Haryana etc..

Naina Devi

Naina Devi

Naina Devi

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Naina Devi Ji Temple is situated in the Hill Top That is in Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh, Place that Naina Devi Ji is situated is called Naina Dhar Hill which is about 3535 feet from sea level. Temple is surrounded by Bhakra Dam, Anandpur Sahib, and Govind Sagar Lake. The Temple is also connected via NH 21. Temple is also connected by Cable car That moves pilgrims from the base of the hill all the way to the Top.

Naina Devi is also one of the Shakti Pithas of Hindus. Behind this Temple many mythological stories that one story says that Goddess Sati Mata Burnt herself alive in yagna, Which distressed Lord Shiva. Then he Picked the corpse of Mata Sati on his shoulder and started Tandav dance That urged Lord Vishnu To unleash his Sudarshan Chakra That cut the Mata Sati’ Body into 51 Pieces.and the Naina Devi Ji Temple is a place where Mata’s eye Fell.

Best Time to Visit:

March To July

How To Reach:

Air: Nearest Airport Chandigarh(100 Km Away)

Railway: Nearest Railway Station Anandpur Sahib(30 Km Away)

Road: Connected With National Highway No.21

Hidimba Temple

Hidimba Temple

Hidimba Temple

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Hidimba Devi Temple is also known as Hadimba Temple, that is located in the Manali, that is a Hill Station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Temple is an ancient Cave dedicated to Hidmbi Devi, Wife of Bhima. Temple is Built around a cave Where Hidimba performed meditation.

The history behind of this Temple is that wife of Bhima That is Hidimbi was supposed to have lived with their brother Hidimb, Born into a Rakshasha Family. Hidimba vowed to marry one who defeats her brother. During the Pandav’s exile, when they Visited Manali: that is Bhima one of the Pandavas Killed the Hidimb. And Thereafter, Bhima married Hidimba. Ghatotkacha is the son of Bhima and Hidimba.

Best Time To Visit:

May and June

How To Reach:

Temple is about 3 Km From Manali

Air: Nearest Airport Kullu(10 Km Away)

Railway: Nearest Narrow Gauge Station Joginder Nagar(166 Km Away), Broad Gauge Station Ambala (355 Km Away)

Road: Connected Via National Highway No.21

Chamunda Devi

Chamunda Devi

Chamunda Devi

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Temple of Chamunda Devi is located in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh in India. It is approx 10 Km west of Palampur, On The Baner river. In Hinduism, Chamunda or Camunda is an aspect of the Devi, That is the supreme mother of Goddess. Chamunda Name is Derived Or Combination of Chand and Munda that is two Monsters which Devi killed. The Temple is also believed to the abode of “Shiva and Shakti”, and for this reason, it is also known as “Chamunda NandiKeshwar Dham”.

Its architecture is not to be extraordinary but the divine of aura spell bounds and the devotes with its spiritual appeal.

Best Time to Visit:  

June To October

How To Reach:

Air: Nearest Airport Gaggal

Railway: Nearest Broad Gauge Station Pathankot, Nearest Narrow Gauge Station Nagrota Bagwan

Road: Connected From Palampur (10 Km Distance), Connected From Dharamshala (15 Km Distance)

Jakhoo Temple

Jakhoo-Temple

Jakhoo-Temple

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Jakhoo Temple is very old Temple in Shimla, and dedicated to Hindu God,”Hanuman”.

This Temple is situates in “Jakhoo Hill”, that is 2.5 Km or 1.3 Miles east from Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m(8000 Feet) above from Sea Level. Jakhoo Temple offers the beautiful views of Shivalik Mountains and the nearby town that is Sanjauli.

Some History behind of this temple is Lord Hanuman lands in this mountain while they are entrust with the life-saving task of bringing the herb. Jakhoo Temple also holds the Foot Print of Lord Hanuman.

Best Time to Visit:

March To September

How To Reach:

Air: Nearest Airport Shimla (10 Km Away)

Railway: Nearest Narrow Gauge Station Shimla(5 Km Away), Nearest Broad Gauge Station Kalka(98 Km Away)

Road: Well Connected to Shimla