Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

Aghanjar mahadev temple is situated at a distance of 5 km from Dharamshala and in the Khaniyara village near manji river at the foothills of dhauladhar. This Shiva temple is very unique,very old and is illustrious for its scenic beauties. It is believed that this temple was created by pandavas. A little water fall is there behind the temple with continuous water flowing around the temple. After passing through terribly little bridge we tend to reach a cave and within that cave a knife Ling is a gift to see. This temple is believed to be five hundred years old. This shiva temple and its surroundings offers a great relief and a water stream with cold breeze to enjoy peace. This is a beautiful place to relax and capture the moments of natural beauty. It is believed that once upon a time that when the Pandavas from the Mahabharata, were on their way to the Kailash Mountains, Lord Shiva appeared before of them at this spot and blessed them with a boon to succeed over the kaurvas.¬† At this place sage Ganga Bharati has laid-off “Akhand Dhuni” (Sacred Fire). Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is an illustrious shrine set close to Khaniyara Village in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. It takes only 15 minutes to reach this beautiful Shiva temple from the main town of Dharamshala. This Place is also very close to the Norbulingka monastry, Sidhpur.

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