Why Himachal Pradesh is known as Devbhoomi?
Manali Temple Hidimba
In Himachal Pradesh, the gift of natural bounty is abundant. and on the same time Himachal Pradesh is also known as “Devbhoomi” (Abode of Gods). Himachal Pradesh called has got a lot of religious significance and is one of the India’s most beautiful state, which extends from the Shivalik range to the Greater Himalayas. Here many mythological legends merge with the extravagance of the picturesque beauty and magnificent mountains which is why Himachal Pradesh is known as Devbhoomi.
Himachal Pradesh Devbhoomi
Land of snow fed meadows, singing streams has more than 2000 temples with almost every village having at least one temple besides community Devta or local Deities. In Himachal Pradesh you will also find a cluster of Buddhist Monastries and Gompas stretched across the vivid landscape.The Buddhist Gompas add such significance to the presence of the Himachal valley which is unparalled. If you track high areas of Himachal and find small temples built of stone at places with no habitation then don’t be surprised.
Major Religious places to be visited in Shimla and NearBy
Shimla is famous for its religious place. Temples, Buddhist monasteries, Christian Churches, Sikh Pilgrimages, Muslim Masjids and other monuments that bring the diverse offshoots of religion together and makes the state an epitome of religious belief.
There are several religious places that entice tourists to come over and visit the miniature picture of Indian secularism. Important religious places include the Jakhoo Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Kalibadi Temple, Bhimakali Temple, Tara Devi Temple, historical Christ Church, St. Michael’s Cathedral and many others that attract thousands of devotees throughout the year.
Each place of worship has a history behind it that adds to the interest and curiosity of the tourists but above the all lies the feel of the ambience of these energy rich religious places.
February 6, 2014 / Rohit Sharma / 0