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Places to visit in Bharmour

Places to visit in Bharmour

Chaurasi Temple Bharmour

bharmour-chaurasi-84-temples-himachal-pradesh-indiaChaurasi  Temple complex commonly known as Chaurasi Mandir (Chaurasi temple), is the renowned for its significance and magnitude. Eighty-four ancient beautifully carved pillars has carefully festooned the temple complex. All these temples stand on a level area which call the Chaurasi after the 84 Siddhas who are believed to have meditated in Bharmaur over 1000 years ago. These Siddhas hailed from Kurukshetra and visited Manimahesh. Thus this temple complex obtained the name Chaurasi temple. The Chaurasi Temple Complex offers you a delightful, clean and a scenic view.  More details..

Bharmani Mata Temple

Bharmani templeBharmani Mata temple complex is at the top of the ridge, 4km away from the Bharmour. The place is mainly known for Goddess Bharmani Mata. People believe that the Bharmour was called Brahmpura after Bharmani Devi. When Lord Shiva went to Manimahesh, he granted a boon to goddess Bharmani Devi that all persons intending to go on pilgrimage to Manimahesh must have a dip in their holy pool. Failing this, their pilgrimage would not be acceptable to Lord Shiva. That’s by every visitor firstly take bath in Bharmani’s holy pool before Manimahesh Lake

Manimahesh lake

Manimahesh lake Manimahesh Lake (also known as Dal Lake, Manimahesh), is a high altitude lake (elevation 4,080 metres (13,390 ft)) situated close to the Manimahesh Kailash Peak in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, in the Bharmour subdivision of Chamba district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The Manimahesh Kailash peak that stands high close to the lake is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva (Hindu deity). This place is believed to be second to the Lake Manasarovar in its religious significance.

Banni Mata Temple

banni-mata-temple-bharmourBanni Mata Temple, also known variously as the Mahakali Banni Mata Temple, is located in Bharmour, a hill station in the State of Himachal Pradesh in north India. This temple is situated at a height of 8,500 feet, right at the base of beautiful Pir Panjal Range in the Bharmour Valley. It is an ancient temple dedicated to Devi Kali, a goddess figure in Hinduism. For more details click here…

Bhagwati Mata Temple

Bhagwati mata temple is dedicated to goddess Chamunda mata. This temple is located near villlage Seri. This temple can be accessed by two routes. One route is steep slopy trek of 2km downwards from Bharmour. Another route is relatively easier with a motorable road of 3km and then flat trek of 1km. One can also visit Nag temple on the way to Bhagwati mata temple by second route. Every year a fare is held at this temple.

Swami Kartiketa Temple (Kugti) swami kartikeya temple kugti bharmour

Swami Kartikeya Temple is located near Kugti village in Bharmour area of Himachal Pradesh. The temple is located at a distance of 4km from Kugti at an altitude of 3100m above sea level. A mild 4km trek from Kugtii village takes you to the stunning beauty of Swami Kartikeya Temple. As swami Kartikeya is known as Kelang in Bharmour hence this temple is more famous by the name of Kelang temple in Bharmour. Read More…

Shivashakti Devi Temple

shivshakti devi temple complex chhatrari minRemarkable hill-style temple of Shivshakti Devi is one of the oldest temples in Bharmour. Shivshakti Devi temple was constructed in 650 AD, around the same period when the Lakshana Temple of Bharmour was constructed. The temple has specific sculpure comprising wood and slate roof. The Idol placed inside the temple is made of Panchaloha (An alloy of 5 metals), and is quite lustrous. The Shivshakti Devi temple is of interest owning to the elaborate decoration of its facade, ceiling and pillar. The main idol in the temple is of Shivshakti Devi. This fine brass statue, 4 feet 6 inches tall shows Shakti holding in her hands a lance (Power, energy) and a lotus (life), a bell (aether, space) and a snake (death and time). Besides this main idol there are almost thirty other small figurines of tutelary deities like Annapurna. For more information click here…

Wildlife Sanctuaries

himalayan tahr kugti and tundah wildlife sanctuaryKugti Wildlife Sanctuary Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary, Bharmour is the one of the largest wildlife sanctuary in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Its situated at an altitude ranging from 2,195 m to 5,040 m. On the west side, Tundah Sanctuary surrounds this sanctuary by a forest corridor. It is easily accessible from Bharmour, Himachal Pradesh and is 17km from Bharmour. More details…