number of pilgrimage centers and Hindu temples are situated in Himachal
Pradesh. There are more than two thousand temples in Himachal Pradesh.
These Himachal Pradesh Temples are also magnificent works of
architecture. The temples are the centers of attraction for the visitors
and tourists. Many of them are also associated with ancient legends.
According to a myth, it is believed that Sati's eye fell at the very
place where the Naina Devi Yatra in Himachal Pradesh is built. The
temple of Naina Devi Yatra is situated in the district of Bilaspur in
Jawalmukhi temple is one of the most visited temples in Himachal
Pradesh. According to the Hindu legends, Sati's tongue fell in the place
where the temple is being erected. The hindu temple is built in homage
to goddess Jawalmukhi, also known as Maa Jwala Ji. The meaning of
Jawalmukhi is mouth of flames.
The temple of Mata Chintpurni is dedicated to Mata Chintpurni and
Chhinnamastika Devi. It is located in the Una district. The deity has
derived such a name from the idol of goddess Durga in the temple, which
is without a head.
The Baijnath temple is located in the Bias valley of Himachal Pradesh.
It is a temple that has been dedicated to Siva Vaidyanatha, meaning the
Lord of the physicians. The Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the oldest
temples and also the largest one, situated in the Chamba district of
Himachal Pradesh. There are six temples that are situated in the complex
of the Laxmi Narayan Temple.
The temple of Bijli Mahadev is situated in the Kullu valley of Himachal
Pradesh. The altitude at which the temple is situated is about 2,438
meter amidst a beautiful location.
The Hadimba Temple is built to pay homage to Devi Hadimba. The second
pandav, Bhim was the husband of Hadimba. The Renukaji Temple is built
near the Renuka Lake. It is built in the memory of Renuka.