Madhav Rai temple in Mandi, HP here we are talking about the one of the famous and religious temple of the Mandi district which is known as Madhav Rai temple. This temple was built by the Raja Suraj Sen in the 17th century. In this temple there is an idol of the Lord Vishnu is placed. The details information regarding this temple is given below in the article. Basically this article is divided into different parts which include the history of the temple, main attraction of the temple and how to reach this temple. For more information regarding this temple than, you have to read the article which is given below.
History of the Madhav Rai temple
Madhav Rai temple is one of the famous and religious temples of the Mandi district. This temple was built by the Raja Suraj Sen in the 17th century. He became the ruler of the Mandi after the Raja Ajbar Sen who is the one of the greatest ruler of the Mandi district. This Madhav Rai temple is of Lord Vishnu, in this temple there is an idol of the Lord Vishnu is placed. During his time period he had made so many temples and all of them are of the Lord Vishnu. The main reason is that the previous ruler of the Mandi district raja Ajbar Sen had made only the temple of the Lord Shiva's and the people of this area only worship the Lord Shiva's. So he thinks people must worship the Lord Vishnu that's why he built the temple and placed the idols of the Vishnu in all the temples.
The architecture of the temple is so good. As this temple was built in the 17th century so completely made with the wood and design are made on the wooden.
Main attraction of the temple
This temple is the main attraction of the Shiv Ratri festival. The seven days long Shiv Ratri festival takes place in this temple. All the 81 Gods of the Mandi district are taken firstly Bhoth Nath temple and after that they are taken to this temple. in Bhoth Nath temple there is a large statue of the Lord Shiva's is placed and also the Nandi is made who which is the vehicle of the Lord Shiva's. while in the Madhav Rai temple there is an idols of the Lord Vishnu is placed.
How to Reach this place
This temple is situated in the Mandi district. You can easily reach this place by bus as well taxi. And the summer is the best season to visit this temple because during that time this place is neither too much hot not warm.
You can also reach this place by train and the nearest railway station is in Joginder Nagar. You can also reach this lace by aeroplane and the nearest airport is in Bhuntar from where this place is about 40km. this place is connected to the other district as well as state.