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Bijli Mahadev Temple

Bijli Mahadev Road, Kashawri, Himachal Pradesh 175138, India

Hindu Temples

About Bijli Mahadev Temple

Bijli Mahadev Temple is one of the ancient and sacred temples in India. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is very popular for trekking. It is said that the Bijli Mahadev Temple houses a Shiva Linga which was broken into pieces by lightning, that was brought back together and bounded by a temple priest using butter. The word around is that this repeats itself every year.



Attractions near Bijli Mahadev Temple

The Great Himalayan National Park3.79km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

The Great Himalayan National Park offers a stunning experience of the Himalayan range. The landscapes are breathtaking, the ecosystems are well preserved and it shelters many ayurvedic plants and rare Himalayan animals like the Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, rare Himalayan Brown Bear, and the Phantom of the Mountains - the Snow Leopard. The colourful Western Tragopan (Jujurana) and the Monal Pheasant represent the birdlife.

Chanderkhani Pass18.34km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

Chandrakhani Pass is one of the most beautiful and serene pass, at an altitude of 3660 m located in the Kullu valley. Chandrakhani Pass offers fabulous views of the Deo Tibba peak, Pir Panjal and Parbati range of mountains. The trek is one of the most beautiful treks that introduces the traveler to the remote, hilly cultures of Himachal Pradesh. The scenic beauty of the Kullu valley and the mountain peaks that dot that horizon is a treat for the nature lover throughout the journey.

Malana18.6km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

Isolated from the rest of the world lies a solitary village in Malana Nala, which is a side valley of the Parvati Valley. Known as Malana or the Malana Village, it is located in the Kullu district. Widely known for its strong culture and religious beliefs, with various sentiments embedded in the past, it is a place meant for people who seek spiritual guidance. This place is also apt for all adventure lovers since the route to Malana is famous for trekking.

Parashar Lake temple19.37km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

The lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking down on the fast flowing river Beas. This wooden temple has a pagoda style of architecture with intricate carvings of animals and serpents. As legend states, it is made of deodar wood. The region has emerged as a popular tourist destination besides being a pilgrimage site.

Gauri Shankar Temple21.13km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

The temple of Gauri Shankar is situated immediately below the Naggar Castle in Naggar. Dating back to 12th century AD, the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be the last monument of the Gurjara-Pratihara traditions. This Shiva temple is a protected monument. The temple is famous for its splendid Shikhara Style architecture. The temple features a dome shaped top while the base is present in square shape.

Manikaran22.15km from Bijli Mahadev Temple

This small town is known for its hot springs and pilgrim centers. It is a pilgrim center for both Hindus and Sikhs, hence there are many temples and a gurudwara here.

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Mountainous district, famous for its Himalayan treks.