Hadimba Temple in Manali is dedicated to Hadimba, the wife of Bhima who was one of the Pandavas and mother of Ghatotkach from Mahabharat. The temple was built in 1553 and located in the middle of snow-covered mountains of Dhungri Park. It was built with wood and stones and surrounded by the cedar trees. The temple is uniquely built with wooden doors, triangle-shaped roof with the embellished deity of Hindu Gods.
The Highlights of the Temple
The temple welcomes the tourists from around the country and has become a sight to behold. The atmosphere of the temple is quite peaceful and serenity dwells all around. You can cut out from the rush of the city and find peace and nature all around the temple.
- The temple hosts the famous three-day festival in the name of Hadimba Devi during the months of May.
- There are thousands of devotees participate in the celebration and witness the folk dance performances.
- During Navratri and Dusshera, the temple sees a large number of local devotees who worship Hadimba Devi and celebrate the festival.
- The temple is built on a rock that is believed to be in the image of Devi Hadimba.
- It offers beautiful scenes and picturesque of the temple and surrounding areas for the travellers who visit the temple from across the country.