Hadimba Devi Temple

Siyal Road
Manali, HP - 175131

Type: Landmarks
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The Hadimba Devi Temple, located in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India, is a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, a character from the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. The temple is situated amidst a cedar forest known as the Dhungiri Van Vihar, offering a serene and picturesque setting for worshipers and visitors.

Built in 1553 by Raja Bahadur Singh of Kullu, the Hadimba Devi Temple is renowned for its unique architecture and intricate wood carvings. The temple is constructed in the traditional Pagoda style, with a four-tiered roof adorned with wooden carvings depicting mythological figures, animals, and floral motifs.

The main deity worshiped at the Hadimba Devi Temple is Hadimba Devi, who is revered as a goddess of fertility, protection, and prosperity. According to legend, Hadimba Devi was the wife of Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers from the Mahabharata. Devotees believe that offering prayers at the temple can bestow blessings for marital harmony, fertility, and overall well-being.

One of the unique features of the temple is the sacred stone or "Dhooni" located in the sanctum sanctorum, which is believed to represent Hadimba Devi herself. Devotees offer prayers and perform rituals around the stone, seeking the goddess's blessings.

The Hadimba Devi Temple is not only a place of worship but also a popular tourist attraction in Manali. Visitors can explore the temple complex, admire its architectural beauty, and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the forest. The temple also hosts various festivals and cultural events throughout the year, including the famous Hadimba Devi Festival celebrated in May.

Overall, the Hadimba Devi Temple holds significant religious and cultural importance for the people of Himachal Pradesh and is a must-visit destination for tourists seeking spiritual experiences amidst the natural beauty of the Himalayas.

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