The magnificent Mata Shri Bajreshwari Devi Temple is an ancient treasure of India that holds a bunch of mythological stories. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Devi Vajreshwari who is considered to be the goddess of lightning. You can see the statue of Devi Vajreshwari in the form of Pindi, existed in the main temple. Are you a history buff? Then, your curiosity seeks for this place. Though, it has got mind-boggling history, you will be fascinated with the fine architecture that is designed in Nagar style of architecture.
One of the 51 Shakti Peeth- It is believed that the “Kul Devi” (local name) is one of the 51 Shaktipeeth of Devi Sati (the former wife of Lord Shiva).
Temple of Bhairava- In the temple premise, you will also get the fortune to visit the temple of Bhairva who played a prominent part in the mythological stories.
Nagara/Pagoda Style Architecture- There are several indian-style architecture you will find across the India but the Nagara or Pagoda style architecture holds a special landmark. Here in Kangra, you will see most of the temple is designed in Nagara style architecture.
Ancient sculpture of Maa Durga- The magnificent ancient sculpture of Maa Durga is also existed within the temple premises. The sculpture is about the 6th century.
Aarti- The morning and evening aarti is one of the significant activities. If you are visiting the temple, make sure you are not missing the Aarti. Attending the aarti is an important ritual. It is believed that attending the Aarti is a healing process.
Devi-Charnamrit- When you are into the beautiful temple, you can take the “Charnamrit” to sip which is believed to be one of the important rituals and comes with great fortune.
The timings are 6AM-9PM.
Air- The nearest airport is Kangra Airport that is distant with 8-9 Kilometres. So, after landing the airport, you can hire local modes of transport to reach the temple.
Rail- The nearest railway station is Kangra Mandir Railway Station. From there, you can take bus, auto or taxi to get the place.
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