Temples Of Chamba
Trips to the temples of this region of Himachal Pradesh provide an enhancing spiritual encounter. Some of the historical temples of Chamba District indicate the strong faiths and stars associated along with their foundations.
Laxmi Narayan Temple:
Regarded as the oldest as well as the largest one in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, the Laxmi Narayan Temple attracts a whole lot of visitors. The temples in the Laxmi Narayan Temple complex are arranged from north to south and are dedicated to either Shiva or Vishnu. The most famous temple of Chamba. It is both an architectural marvel as well as a place of great historical significance. Built by Raja Sahil Varman in the Shikhara style, it was first erected in the 10th Century.
Wooden Chhatris or umbrella-like structures are built to keep the snowfall off the roofs. There is also a wheel shaped roof that staves off the cold. Every following ruler of Chamba added to the temple. A Radha-Krishnan temple was built by Rani Sarda, the wife of Raja Jit Singh in 1825. A Shiva Temple in the temple complex was built by Sahil Varman and the Gauri-Shankar Temple is said to have been made by his son Yugkar Varman. A Garuda (the mythical eagle) statue in metal watches over the main gate, placed there by Raja Balabhadra Verma. The latest addition to the temple in historic times was in answer to Mughal threat. Apparently Aurangzeb the Emperor ordered that the temple be demolished and Raja Chhatra Singh, to prove that he wasnt afraid, added gilded pinnacles to the temple in 1678. There were also some shrines built in the temple complex. All of which you will see when you visit this most revered temple in what is known as Himachals Holy Valley.The Lakshmi Narayan Temple complex is opened first between 6 am to 12.30 pm and then from 2.30 to 8.30 pm.
Chamunda Devi Temple:
The forehead is dedicated to Chamunda Mata who is considered to be the version of Goddess Durga. There is another forehead dedicated to Master Shiva located at the rear. The forehead is located at the top of a mountain and you need to travel a little to achieve it. From the top you can have the spectacular perspective of the whole area and Stream Ravi streaming through it. A awesome position to invest a while with buddies or alone as well.
Chhatrari Devi Temple:
Chhatrari Devi Forehead is situated at Chitrari in Himachal Pradesh. Chitrari is a town in Piu place that can be found on a rich upland. The Chitrari temple is considered as one of the most sacred sanctuaries of the mountains. The temple has been developed attractively with complex styles. According to custom the base to Mushuna is linked to the famous ancestor of the old Brahmaur empire. However, the wording on the idol refers to Meru Varman as the creator of
Brahmaur. Another custom represents that the temple was the last perform of Gugga, the master-artisan of Meru Varman.
Champavati Temple :
The goddess Champavati is shikhara design appears near the elegant position. Custom maintains it that this forehead was created in the name of Raja Sahil Verman`s little girl Champavati.