Oct 7, 2011

Sep 25, 2011

The Ancient Temple of Lord Shiva- Mangarh, Himachal, India

 Mangarh is a beautiful village in Sirmour district in the state of Himachal, India where there is a historic Shiva Temple and a Ganesha Temple was unearthed recently.  The Archaeological Survey of India had taken this place into the possession in 1995-96 .  The area has been declared as a national monument.  The exact period of Shiva temple and the Ganesha temple have not been ascertained,  but according to the villagers the structures were built by the Pandavas during their exile and some others says that the temple seemed to have been built during the Gupta period. The ASI team visited this place and according to them the temple was built in 5th century.  This is a historic temple and it is a 'must go’ place. One must visit this place during one's lifetime.  Route for this temple is Chandigarh-> Solan->Oachghat->Narag->Wasni ->Mangarh.  It is merely 45 KM from Solan. 

The main temple of Shiva build in 5th Century

Govt. has ordered to remove the paint form the temple as it was painted by the villagers with lime powder.

Sep 21, 2011

Temples of Rajgarh

Radha Krishan Temple, Rajgarh

Deities in Local Small temples

Local Deity

A beautiful piece of art : Local Kali temple, Rajgarh

Maa Kali with other Devies

Temple of Shirgul Devta

God Shirgul with other Deities