Temples in Kangra

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Temples in Kangra

Here is the list of 5 Temples in Kangra

1. Baijnath Temple, Kangra

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Baijnath Temple is one of the most popular temples in Himachal Pradesh, and here, Lord Shiva is worshipped as the 'God of Healing'. Baijnath or Vaidyanath is an avatar of the great Lord Shiva, and in this avatar, the great lord rids his devotees of all miseries and pain. As a result, this temple holds ultimate significance to all Lord Shiva devotees and is considered to be extremely sacred. In fact, the water of this temple is believed to be of medicinal value and has the potential to cure several illnesses and diseases.

2. Brajeshwari Temple, Kangra

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Vouched as one of the most touching and spiritually enlightening sites by visitors, the Brajeshwari Temple is about 10-15 minutes from the parking and the market en route is a shopper's delight. The temple itself reverberates with mysticism, chiefly because of its architecture. It is highly advisable to try and make it for the Aarti. This temple is one of the most important attractions in Kangra as it is also among one of the 51 Shakti Peeths of India.

3. Jwala Devi Temple, Kangra

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In the valleys of Kangra, burn the nine eternal flames of the Jwala Devi Mandir which attracts Hindu pilgrims from all over India. Also known as Jwala Ji, this mighty temple is situated 34 km south of Kangra in Himachal Pradesh and 56 km from Dharamshala. The temple is dedicated to Jwala Devi, a form of the Holy Goddess herself. This is a novel temple which does not have an idol.

4. Chamunda Devi Temple, Kangra

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One of the most visited shrines of the Holy Goddess, is the Chamunda Devi Temple, about 15 km from the Kangra Valley. The temple is home to the shrine of the raging form of the goddess, wherein she is flanked by the male Hindu deities, Hanuman and Bhairava. The majestic panoramic view of the Dhauladhar ranges from the Temple is awe inspiring.

5. Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Pragpur, Kangra

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Situated 8 km from Paragpur village, this ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main attraction of this temple is the Lingam which is placed much ground level. This temple is also adorned with beautiful sculptures.

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