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Syam Kali, Tama Devi Temple






     State : Himachal Pradesh

     City : Mandi
Syam Kali/Tama Devi Temple


A manifestation of goddess Parvathi, Shyama Kali Temple, at Mandi is a well known sacred place. Located on the tarana Hills, this temple is also known as Tarna Devi temple. Walls of the shrine are decorated with paintings of goddess and the inner temple is ornamented with complicated designs in gold.

This temple is built by Raja Shyam Sen who was a great devotee of Kali in 17th century. Dense forest that bounds the temple gives a scenic beauty to this religious shrine. Being placed on the top of the hill the entire town is visible from the top of this temple.