Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful places situated in the north of India. Himachal is known as the Paradise on the Earth. The reason behind this is the scenery of the landscape, the climate, and the different-different adventure places. Besides all these things Himachal Pradesh is famous for one more thing. The thing is the Religious importance of this place. There are nearly 100+ religious places are there in Himachal. This is the main reason that Himachal is known as Dev Bhoomi. As every part contains some of the religious mixes in it.
So, let’s talk about those religious places that you need to visit when you have come to Himachal.
Manimahesh(Also known by the name of Dal Lake):
Manimahesh is the most beautiful religious place situated on the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. This place is situated in the Chamba district of Himachal which is famous for its religious importance. As every person of Chamba liked to worship Lord Shiva. This lake also has very much religious importance as it is considered next to the lake of Mansarovar in Tibet.
The lake is placed at the height of the 4080meters from the sea level. There are two routes to reach this place as this place is nearly 14+ kilometers from Bharmour. The first route to reach this place is the route from the Hadsar Village. This is the most used route to Manimahesh as pilgrims and trekkers used to ride through this way. This route is quite good and easy to reach as there are all the basic facilities available on this route.
While the second way is the way from the village of Holi. This route is considered quite dangerous. The route is mainly followed by people who like to do adventurous things. This route is full of adventure and new things. You can enjoy many beautiful sceneries in this way. There are no such facilities available to people on the route as like the Hadsar village route.
One of the best religious places to visit in Himachal. This place is situated in the Una District of Himachal Pradesh and the village where it is situated named Chintpurni Village. This place is considered as one of the most important sites of 51 Shakti Peethas present all over India. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Chinnamastika, The goddess of contradictions. The goddess represents life as well as death. The one who is good by heart has the right to live in a good way. While the one who thinks wrong of others will be punished.
This temple lies in the Shivalik Range of the Himalayas. The place is known by another name like Chinnamastika Shakti Peeth. Besides these things, it is believed that if you ask God for anything which you want by honest heart then your wish will be fulfilled soon. One more thing is that the place also has a rich source of sceneries and beautiful places, where you can go and enjoy the visit by clicking the photos. So, this can also be the best choice for your religious visit to Himachal.
One of the most interesting places to visit. This temple is situated in the hills of Manali. This is dedicated to the shrines of the Hidimba Devi (wife of Bhima). This temple is known for its huge historical importance. This temple is related to the most famous Hindu epic named Mahabharat. The temple is surrounded by the trees of cedar from all sides. This thing provides a very beautiful view of the place and the place looks quite cozy for the visitors.
The place is mostly visited during the times of Durga pooja or Navrataras which are generally known as Ghor Puja here. Most people like to visit there at those times and enjoy the way to celebrate the pooja most differently.
The temple is one of the famous religious places in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main reason for the popularity of this place is the carvings on the walls. The carvings carved on the walls are written in Sanskrit, and these are generally the shloka. The best time to visit this place is the time of Mahashivratri as on this day a very big event is organized here. You can also visit this place at any time of the year. The temple is an example of a primitive type of architecture, which is not easily seen nowadays.
People visit this place to worship the Shivlingaa. As it is considered that worshipping the Shivlingaa, brings prosperity to the life. Besides all these things the place also has beautiful greenery spread all around.
The place is not so famous as the upper ones. This place is situated in the village Suliali of the District Kangra. This place is famous for its story related to lord shiva. As it is believed that when Lord Shiva was going to Kailash Parvat, then he rested at this place. From those times this place came to know as Dibku (Divkeshwar Mahadev).
The main things about this place are this place has many beautiful things to enjoy. The first thing about this place is that there is a reservoir of water just like a small pond where you bath up and refresh your mood and body. Then you have to go to the cave site where you will be able to see the different-different Shivlingaas. You can worship Lord Shiva there with fresh water coming from the roof of the cave. Then you can go to the upper side where there is one more Shivlinga, you can also worship there. Then you have to come down and get prasad from the Hawan Kaksha. After doing all these things you can enjoy your prasad sitting on the side of the reservoir.
One more place also presents here named Trilokinath temple nearly 10-12 kilometers from Divkeshwar Dhaam, which is also a very beautiful place to visit. If you visited the area near Nurpur in Kangra then you have to visit both the places as these are so beautiful.