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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  
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Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

NATH TEMPLES

In the event of the offerings falling short of requirement, the priest goes from village to village to collect whatever grains he may receive. The temples in Sirmur District show the people bad fully adapted the main trinity of the Hindu God-heads, Shiva, Vishnu and the Shakti (Devi) while they bad not given up the regional religious cults and some of the village Gods of the regional cults.

Belief in malevolent spirits and the need of appeasing them has not been given up. The Brahmins are not the exclusive priestly class and the Rajputs, Bhats and in some cases even lower caste-men could officiate as the Priest. In tune with the religious trends in Northern India, religious festivals and melas are held on auspicious days.

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