Hidimba Devi Temple, Manali

Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of Hidimba Devi Temple, a sanctuary in the Himalayan foothills dedicated to a deity from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. Dating back to the 16th century, the temple was built over a massive, jutting rock, a manifestation of the earth goddess. Interestingly, devotees here pay their respects to the lark rock, instead of an image of the deity. Admire the tall wooden tower and the sacred stone inside, or enjoy the atmosphere of the exterior, surrounded by a tranquil cedar forest. With our international travel planner, Manali attractions like Hidimba Devi Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Hidimba is deity in kullu and Manali. Temple is pagoda type wooden temple. Hidimba temple is dedicated to Hidimba. It tells the story of epic Mahabharat. She was one of the wifes of Bhima. This temple...  more »
  • Just an Okay place to be..very crowded and if u r with children ,they would enjoy sitting on Yak and holding a really pretty rabbit ... u need to spend money on things u even look at...Yea...you are a...  more »
  • wood and stone old temple small cave inside temple,high hill in temple very carefully driving 2 km only.  more »
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  • Awesomely quiet place. No matter how much the crowd is there, the place in itself provide a calmness inside you. At the entry point you can see some local ladies wit their pet rabbits. You can click pictures with those super cute rabbits for 20 bucks. The temple premises looks like a nature park where you can enjoy the greenery and the flowers. You can also buy some cherries here. The water here is a treat to drink You wont get such water in cities. At the exit point you can take Yak rides for 100 bucks plus some dry fruit vendors are also there
  • A serenic place. Feels like heaven while walking among the pine forest. Small souvenir shops can be seen. Everywhere is like a painting. The temple is situated inside the pine forest. In winter heavy snowfall can be expected. It is possible to enter the temple. The temple is not vehicle accessible. So you have to walk from the parking area to reach the place
  • The place enhances your soul and spirituality to the deepest extent being in the city it is accessible easily. There can be long ques for visiting the inside but it's worth the wait. Calm Atmosphere except during peek season and the beautiful surroundings is pure bliss. A sense of Nirvana is achieved.
  • Awesome place. The Devadaru trees surrounded around the temple, atmosphere, snow combinely makes it awesome. Can get small gifts made of good for friends/family. Can shop lot of woolen items in nearby shops. Can get a pic with Himalayan Rabbits, which are huge and furry compared with normal rabbits for some small amount of money.
  • Historic place. Good place to enjoy with family. Can click pics with rabbit. There is a park also. You can also click photos in Kullu traditional dress
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