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Temples & Legends Of Himachal Pradesh
Index Of Himachal Pradesh Author
Introduction Background
Kulu - Manali Shyama Kali Temple
Manali Mandi
The Ardhanari Temple, Mandi Buddha Temple
Bijli Mahadev Idol Worship
Hidimba Banasur
Basishta Chamba
Kangra Area Manikaran
Bajreshwari Devi Chintpurni Devi Temple
Baijnath Temple Baglamukhi Deity And Her Temple
Chamunda Nandikeshwar Bilasur
Kinnaur Lahul   And Spiti
Wall Paintings Sirmur
Nath Temple  
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Himachal Pradesh




By taking bath here and by drinking water of the place, people go to the Heaven, this is said of the Mani Karan tract since the times immemorial. It is just like Kashi Kshetra. There is no doubt about it. Out of all sectors (Piths) of the country, this sector which is called 'Kulant Pith, is the superior most. Here, the most sacred place of pilgrimage is Mani Karan, and in it the 'Vishnu Kund' is the purest of all. Lord Sankara is mightily pleased to stay here.

This is absolutely true. No other tank in the world, could be more pure than these high rising tanks. Even a drop of water from the tanks will make one free of all evils. Narad, on account of the influence of the Sankara's eye, this sacred place, causes the disappearance of anger and evils. One who eats the food cooked in this boiling water goes to the Vishnu Lok (Heaven).*1 

*1 The Mythological background of Beas Valley-(unpublished Manuscript by an anonymous writer)

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