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May 15

Explore the Land of God- Devbhoomi Himachal Pradesh

Posted by himachalpradeshtourism.org on May, 15, 2012

The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is world widely known for its mesmerizing natural beauty is also commonly referred as the ‘Devbhoomi’-Abode of the Gods. This name is aptly goes with the land as it houses numerous numbers of religious places. There are more than 2000 temples and religious places scattered all over the state. Many of these are quite well-known and attract thousands of devotees throughout the year. Himachal tour packages also include visit to these religious places and temples of the valley. Basically, temples situated in this valley are dedicated to village deities. Every village has its own respective deity and in fact different kinship has its own deity too.

Marvel pieces of Temples of Himachal Pradesh are also known for its magnificent architectural work. Beauty of the temples fascinated thousands of tourists to visit the place. Jawalmukhi temple is one of the most visited temples in Himachal Pradesh. According to the Hindu mythology, Sati’s tongue fell in the place where the temple is being located. This revered Hindu temple of goddess Jawalmukhi, also known as Maa Jwala Ji. Another popular and famous temple is the temple of Mata Chintpurni is dedicated to Mata Chintpurni and Chhinnamastika Devi. It is located in the Una district. The deity has derived such a name from the idol of goddess Durga in the temple, which is without a head. Shri Naina Devi Ji is also one of the notable temples to worship in Himachal located in Bilaspur.

The temple of Bijli Mahadev is situated in the Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. The altitude at which the temple is situated is about 2,438 meter amidst a beautiful location. Hadimba Temple is one of the most revered temples in the valley; it is dedicated to Devi Hadimba. Hadimba was wife of the second pandav, Bhim. The Renukaji Temple is built near the Renuka Lake was built in the memory of Renuka. This temple is also one of the most widely known temples in Himachal Pradesh. Visit to the land of god is incomplete unless you visit the temples situated in this beautiful valley. Tourists including vacationers, honeymooners and business travelers make their holiday complete by visiting the sacred places. Honeymooners can avail Himachal Honeymoon tour packages that include darshan to these holy temples to make their new beginning absolutely perfect with the blessings of god.