The Hadimba Devi Temple of Manali is a supreme symbol of the religious heritage of the place. Constructed in 1553 AD, Hadiimba Devi temple is enshrined with an idol of Hadimba which was made following the pagoda style. The local myths surrounding the temple speaks of the arrival of Pandavas in the region when Bhim - one of Pandav brothers - married Hadimba by killing her brother Hadimb. From a very early age, the temple of Hadimba Devi is a sacred premises of Manali where the local people come offer prayers to the feet of the presiding deity.
The Manu Rishi Temple of Manali is yet another fascinating shrine which had been made to pay respect to the oldest of human creators. There are five storeys in this temple of Manali which were erected by following the Pagoda architecture.
Manali Temples symbolize the core faith and traditional beliefs of the local people who visit the shrines to gather the blessings of the almighty.
Last Updated on 14 June 2011