Kathgarh Temple, Indora (Kangra)


Kathgarh Temple, Indora (Kangra)Introduction.

Kathgarh Temple, Indora (Kangra)

Introduction:
The Kathgarh Temple, Indora is one of the very famous temple in Himachal Pardesh. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and Parvati. The temple has a large 'Shivaling', which is divided vertically in two parts. The bigger portion of the shivaling is worshipped as Lord Shiva and the smaller portion is worshipped as Parvati. The distance between two parts keeps increasing and decreasing as per changing seasons i.e summer and winter.

According to one of the myths, once in order to prove there supremacy , Lord 'Vishnu' and Lord 'Brahma' got engaged in a battle . To stop the warring Gods, Lord 'Shiva' intervened in the shape of a fire pillar and made the warring.Both the Gods stops the war. The large "Shivaling" at 'Kathgarh' is believed to be the same fire pillar.

How to Reach:
By Train: The nearest railway station is Mirthal. Kathgarh is about 4km from Mirthal.
By Road: Well connected by road from Pathankot , Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur.
By Air: Nearst Airports are Chandigarh and Amritsar.


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