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Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla






     State : Himachal Pradesh

     City : Shimla
Sankat Mochan Temple


Sankat Mochan temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Monkey God. Sankat Mochan temple is situated five kilometers from Shimla, on Kalka Shimla National highway in a lush green hill. Lush green trees surround Sankat Mochan Temple, adding its beauty. The background of the temple consists of the imposing and lofty Himalayan ranges.

In mid twentieth century, Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj came to this beautiful place, in search of peace & calm. He realized this was the perfect spot for meditation.After staying here for two weeks, he desired for a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman to be built here. The temple was built and sanctified in June 1966.