About Hidimba Devi Temple in Manali, Kullu district
Hidimba Devi Temple is the famous temple of Himachal Pradesh which is located in Manali, at the altitude of 1830 meters.
History of Hidimba Devi Temple in Manali, Kullu district
Hidimba was the famous Goddess of the Kullu district and she was born in Hidimba's family. The brother of the Goddess Hidimba is the powerful man of his kingdom of mountain. When Bheem, the brother of Pandav's met her he felt in love of her, then he want to marry with him. For marry with Hidimba he had first to kill his brother. When her brother died in fighting, she wants to prove her a good queen of her kingdom. Then she marries with by Bheem. after going the Bheem she spend her many years in Dhungri Van Vihar for mediation and then this time her temple built by the peoples who was the 'Anuyayi' of Hidimba Mata. In earlier time the name of this temple is Dhungri temple which had four wooden structures, but time to time this temple was decorated by peoples. This temple is making by the style of Pagoda style. It looks like a Japanese temple because the painting of this temple is met by the painting of ancient temple of Japan. This temple was built in the year of 1553 and it is the famous temple of the Himachal Pradesh. The artist of this temple has very scarified to build this temple and scarifies to making the number one temple of India. He also scarifies for this temple to making this temple to beautiful in art and craft. Peoples are also says the one architecture of this temple made this temple by his left hand. In earlier time this temple was in the Chamba district and Hidimba Devi is the Kul Devi of Kings of Chamba. By time to time Hidimba Devi was made by the Parton Goddess of the Chamba kings.
Famous festival and fair of Hidimba Devi Temple in Manali, Kullu district
Now the famous festival of this temple is Dusshera, and in this event a fair is also held in every year in 14th May and another reason of this fair to celebrate this peoples are agree from the earlier times, in this day the Hidimba Devi was born. In this day people keep dancing in all night.
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