A trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

There is some mystic element in temples of India that fascinates travelers to visit the holy destinations. Among several temples in India, Aghanjar Mahadev is one such destination that attracts spiritually conscious people from all over the world.

 For the staunch devotees of Lord Shiva, this temple is no less than Kailash, the abode of their deity. The forests and massive mountain peaks attract countless tourists, photographers and spiritual wanderers to unwind and soak in tranquility. Situated 5 kms away from the town of Dharamshala in Khaniyara at the foothills of Dhauladhar, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is said to be built 500 years ago. Surrounded by waterfalls and mountainous ranges, the Syavambhu Shiva linga in this temple is highly revered by devotees of Lord Shiva.

Legends connected to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple – The legend of this temple dates back to times of Mahabharata when Arjuna, the Pandava was heading towards Kailasha & Lord Shiva appeared on the place and blessed Arjuna with Pashupati weapon to defeat Kauravas.  Since then, the Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is a highly revered holy place for its mythological backdrop.


Surrounded by serene background, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is a must-see destination for those who want to connect with tranquility, nature and spirituality.

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