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Temples and legends of Himachal Pradesh

Roy Choudhury Pranab Chandra

Temples and legends of Himachal Pradesh

by Roy Choudhury Pranab Chandra

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Published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Himachal Pradesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples, Hindu -- India -- Himachal Pradesh,
    • Legends, Hindu -- India -- Himachal Pradesh

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby P.C. Roy Chaudhury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1243.76.H56 R69 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 200 p., [15] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3146639M
      LC Control Number82900741

      Jwalamukhi Temple / Flaming Goddess / Jwala Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh is one amongst the Ashtadasa Shaktipeethas and is considered extremely sacred for the Hindus. Jwalamukhi Temple, dedicated to Goddess Jwalamukhi, is situated 30 km south of Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh. The unique feature of the temple is there is no idol to [ ]. Himachal pradesh Temples Find out about all the temples in Himachal pradesh at one place before you plan to visit them all. Religion tourism is a popular trend among the tourists and hence ixigo brings to you all the prominent Hindu pilgrimages in Himachal pradesh right here. Check out information, location and other details about all the temples that you can visit during your stay in Himachal.

      The Baglamukhi Temple is located in the village of Bankhandi, 24 km before Kangra on Ranital Dehra Road. If travelling from Delhi or Chandigarh, you can get a Volvo Bus (AC and Non-AC) operated by Himachal Road Transport Corporation which takes around hours to reach/5(72).   Temple It is one of the most popular and religious temples of Himachal Pradesh situated in Shimla. This temple is situated at a height of ft and its tall Hanuman statue makes an important landmark of the town. The Legends has the fact that Jakhoo Mountain is one of the best places where Lord .

      Himachal Pradesh came into being as a part C State of Indian Union on 15th April, by integrating 30 big and small hill states. With the recognition of Punjab on 1st November, , certain areas belonging to it were also included in Himachal Pradesh. On 25th January, , Himachal Pradesh was made a full-fledged State. The Masrur Temples, also referred to as Masroor Temples or Rock-cut Temples at Masrur, is an early 8th-century complex of rock-cut Hindu temples in the Kangra Valley of Beas River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The temples face northeast, towards the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. They are a version of North Indian Nagara architecture style, dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, Devi and Saura Affiliation: Hinduism.


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Temples and legends of Himachal Pradesh by Roy Choudhury Pranab Chandra Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Book Himachal Pradesh has been known from the time immemorial as the 'Land of Gods', who have their abodes in the entire length and breadth of the state.

The deities enshrined therein, belong to different cults and creeds, of the Hindu, the Buddhist and the Jaina pantheons. These shrines belong to the different periods of Indian history, portray different schools of art and.

The temple is kept for the tourists and the enthusiasts from 6 am to pm and from to pm. Laxmi Narayan Forehead in Himachal Pradesh is the identified Spiritual Place of Indian local.

BABA BALAK NATH The visitors this temple can acquire the bus solutions in the area. Plan a vacation tour to Himachal Pradesh and discover the legends and mysteries behind the century old temples and religious places of Himachal Pradesh so you can enjoy the trip.

The temples are not merely the religious shrines but are also the centers of vibrant social life resulting in peace, harmony and exalted spiritual life. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roy Choudhury, Pranab Chandra, Temples and legends of Himachal Pradesh. Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wooden Temples of Himachal Pradesh Book Summary: The Temple Architecture In The Himalayas Has Been Wholly Of Wood As Extensive Forests Of Deodar Have Been In Existence Here Since Times Immemorial.

The Wooden Shrines, Richly Carved, Are Very Large, Look Picturesque, And Evocative Than The Secular Buildings. Naina Devi or Naina Mata Temple is one of the most famous Hindu Temple in Himachal Pradesh. It is among the Shakti Peeths of India.

The Naina Devi temple is in the district of Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. There is a famous legend according the Hindu vaidic literature that is associated with Naina Devi in Himachal Pradesh.

The Temples of Himachal Pradesh [Shanti Lal Nagar] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Language: EnglishPages: ( B/W Illustrations)About the BookHimachal Pradesh Cited by: 3. Thekchen Choling Complex or Dalai Lama Temple complex at McLeod ganj at Dharamsala has become the center of Buddhist art and architecture ever since the place became the seat of Tibetan government in exile after the occupation of Tibet by China.

Several stupas and gompas are found in the districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. The temple is devoted to Rishi Manu, a sage who codified the Hindu laws in the holy book Manusmriti. The temple is rare in the country and Manali derives its name as Manu Alya from this temple.

Folklore narrates that it was in the meditative environs of Manali that sage Manu was able to brood, debate and codify the laws that govern Hinduism.

The visit to the temples in Himachal Pradesh is an informative experience, both spiritually and culturally. The temples in Himachal Pradesh are considered as extremely sacred and significant places of worship. These places make for an interesting study if seen from the viewpoint of art, local beliefs, architecture, myths, legends and festivals.

Himachal Pradesh is famous for its temples and architectural expertise. Some of the famous temples in himachal pradesh are baijnath temple, bhimakali temple, bhimakali temple, chamunda devi temple, chaurashi temple, chinthapurni uni temple, hadimba devi temple, jwalamukhi temple, laxminarayan temple, manikaran temple, naina devi temple.

Temples Of Himachal Pradesh. likes 7 talking about this. Himachal Pradesh is quite aptly called "Devabhoomi" - Abode of the Gods. There are more than temples and religious places scattered Followers:   List of 8 Temples in Himachal Pradesh.

Chintpurni Temple. The temple is said to be 26 generations old and according to legend,Lord Vishnu chopped the burning body of Maa Sati into 51 pieces as only after this would Lord Shiva calm down and stop his : Sunakshi Mehta. There are a number of myths and legends surrounding the Baba Balaknath Temple in Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh.

The history of this temple states that Baba Balaknath was born in three ages in different forms and in every birth he was a devotee of Lord Shiva. Baba Balaknath worshipped Lord Shiva and even helped out people in distress. The Baijnath Temple is the site for Hindu pilgrimage from the ancient days in Himachal Pradesh.

This Temple in Himachal Pradesh is also magnificent works of architecture. The temples are the centers of attraction for the visitors and tourists. They are also associated with ancient legends.

The Baijnath temple is located in the Bias valley of Himachal Pradesh. Baijnath Temple is one of the most popular temples in Himachal Pradesh, and here, Lord Shiva is worshipped as the 'God of Healing'.

Baijnath or Vaidyanath is an avatar of the great Lord Shiva, and in this avatar, the great lord rids his devotees of all miseries and pain.4/5(46). CHAURASI TEMPLES: The 9th century temples at Bharmaur are among the most important early Hindu temples in the Chamba Valley.

According to legend, 84 (chaurasi) yogi’s visited Bharmaur, capital of King Sahil Varma. They were so pleased with the king’s humility and hospitality that they blessed him with ten sons and a daughter, Champavati.

Kathgarh Shiv Temple – Himachal Pradesh – India. The ancient Shiva Temple is situated in Kathgarh, a small village in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati also connoted by the two Shiv Lingas that this temple is famous for.

The temple houses two Shiva Lingas of 6’ and 4’-7” in height made up of light grey sandy stone. Bajaura Temple is an ancient shrine nestled in the Himachal Pradesh state of is also called as 'Basheshwar Mahadev Temple' and 'Visveshvara Mahadev Temple'.

This pyramid-structured temple is positioned on the banks of the Beas all the stone-temples in Kullu, Bajaura temple is the largest is famous across northern India for its central shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

The Himalayan regions are not just about the scenic landscapes. There are many local legends and mythologies which are interesting to know. Some famous devi temples are also related with the Hindu mythologies in Himachal Pradesh. It is not only interesting to know about these legends but also visit these temples in Himachal : Akshatha Vinayak.

The main attraction of Baijnath is an ancient, Baijnath Temple, a temple of Lord ouring towns are Palampur,Paprola, Kangra and Joginder Nagar in Mandi district.

According to the legend, it is believed that during the Treta Yug, Ravana in order to have invincible powers worshiped Lord Shiva in Country: India.From Hindu temples to Jain temples to mosques, the landscape of Himachal Pradesh is dotted with multiple shrines.

The diverse and colorful landscape of Himachal Pradesh is filled with houses of Gods and Goddesses dedicated to different religions. Himachal Pradesh can be described as the land of pilgrimages, mystical customs, and rituals.

The Bhimakali temple is unique in its architecture. Even across Kinnaur and rest of Himachal Pradesh. I did not find a temple that looked anywhere close to this temple.

I would later learn that this was a directive. That no other building or temple can be built in the same fashion. It seems everyone followed.