Bhimakali Temple Mandi – Religious Tourism in India – Hindu Temple in Himachal Pradesh, North India – Hindu Pilgrimage Destinations

Bhimakali Temple of Mandi, beside be renowned as the popular pilgrimage destination in north India also can be visited for the fascinating and spectacular natural scenery of the majestic Shrikhand mountain peak.
Bhimakali temple is situated on the banks of the River Beas and this location also makes the temple surroundings a photogenic beauty. Historic and architectural marvel Bhimakali temple is dedicated to Goddess of Bhimakali, family Deity of Bushahar rulers of Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, before the area went under British control in 1898.
As per the Indian history during the times of Lord Krishna, a great battle was held between him and Banasura, the King of Demons at the temple site, during this terrific war Head of Banasura was buried in the earth. After that in due course of time descendants of the Yadava clan Kings have feint over the land and constructed this magnificent Bhimakali Temple.
In the temple complex idol of Bhimakali is established in the main sanctum, where as idols of other Gods and Goddess are there either as painting or craved on the walls of temple. A large museum inside the temple complex is also a tourist attraction at Bhimakali Temple Mandi.


Vital Tourist Information : Bhimakali Temple Mandi

Religion : Hindu


God / Deity : Bhimakali


Architecture : Descendants of the Yadava clan Kings


City : Mandi


State : Himachal Pradesh [India]


Region : North India


Interesting Information :
There are more than 300 temples in the Mandi region so this is a great pilgrimage destination for the Hindus. Due to this huge number of Hindu Temples Mandi is also famous as Chhoti Kashi or Varanasi of Hills.


How To Reach : Bhimakali Temple Mandi


Basic Travel Info :
On the air travel Mandi is accessible from Bhuntar [57 km] airport, where as train journey facility is available up to Jogindernagar [55 km] railway station. NH 21 is the link for road accessibility of Mandi. Regular bus service is available from Delhi, Shimla, Pathankot, Kullu and Manali.


Local Transportation :
Auto Rikshaw is main source for the local transportation


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the main train routes tourist prefer to end train journey to Mandi either at Pathankot or Chandigarh for the sack of better train journey links with rest of country.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Regular bus service is available from Delhi, Chandigarh, Pathankot and many other cities for road journey to Mandi. Tourists also have option of hiring a taxi or tourist vehicle.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bhunter air port at road distance of 75 KM is the nearest one for the air travel to Mandi.