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MANALI - HIDIMBA TEMPLE

Manali, lying at the northern end of Kullu Valley in the mountain state of Himachal Pradesh is blessed with magnificent sights of Nature's abudant beauty manifested in snow clad peaks, gurgling rivers, wooded slopes and above all excellent temples dedicated to gods and goddesses. Amidst the dappled orchards and ever smiling flower plants, there lies an ancient temple dedicated to Hidimba Devi whose high roof-pagoda and its exquisite architectural beautification, an invaluable legacy to the state was gifted by the Maharaja Bahadur Singh in 1553. Its intricately carved Wood panels, superbly adorned lintels are luring pilgrims round the year. This Doongrt temple is the star attraction of this region. 

Alas! it has a pathetic background-the Maharaja, having decided to make it unparalled severed the right hand of the sculptor on completion. Though the egoistic ruler fulfilled his ambition, it deprived the spiritual world a great artist. It is built on a higher plinth and provided with broad sturdy steps. Surrounded by tall, ever green deodar trees, visitors rest for there long enjoying its sequestered bliss. It need not be a figment of imagination, if said that Manu, the divine Law giver built this enchanting beauty. The temple, lifts the souls and comforts one from the fret and fever of the mundane existence. No wonder that visitors to Manali fail not sojourning to this hallowed spot. The Devi being liberal in granting boons devotees pay regular visits either to redeem the vows or solicit favour for crossing hurdles threatening their existence During the annual festivals, the place and honour accorded to this goddess is exceedingly high She actually dominates and keeps up her commandeering position and status

It is accessible by four wheelers from the state capital.

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