Bhalei Mata temple in Chamba HPHere in this article we are talking about one of the oldest temple in chamba which is known as Bhalei Mata temple. In this temple there is a statue of Bhalei Mata are placed and it was built during the 18th century by the local king of the Chamba. In this article we are talking about the history of this temple, nearby places around this temple and how to reach this temple.
This temple was built by the local king of the Chamba in the 18th century. Here in this temple there is a statue of Bhalei Mata are placed. It is believed that in the ancient times some people think that in this temple there is no Mata lives and one day in the morning they came this temple and stolen the statue of Mata and when they go just about 200 meter from the temple then they are not able to see anything and when they drop the statue of Mata they are able to see everything so they people left the statue of Mata there and they run from the temple. After that when the king of Chamba heard all the story then he visit the temple and says that I want to see those people who want to stole the statue of Mata, after few days these people were found and they are present across the king and these people accept their guilty and they told all the story which they have faced, after that this temple is so famous and the name of the Mata are Bhalei that's why this places is also known as Bhalei. Here so many people visit every year.
How to reach this temple
This temple is situated in the Bhalei which is about 50 km from the Chamba on the Salooni road. So when you are going to chamba then always visit this temple you can reach this place by bus or taxi. So when you reach the chamba then you have to take the bus for it then when you reach this temple then there are about 100 stairs for the temple, then you reach the main temple where a statue of Bhalei Mata is placed. You can also reach this place by train and the nearest railway station is in pathankot from where it is about 70km.
This temple is situated on the bank of the Chamera Lake so when you go to this temple then you can also enjoy the boating at the lake and also visit the nation's one of the best hydroelectric project which is known as NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation). This project is made on this lake.
The best season to visit this place is in the summer because it is not so much cold and even you came in the summer then always warm clothes.