Bajreshwari Temple, Kangra


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Bajreshwari Temple, Kangra Overview

Ranked 7 of 54 sightseeing in Dharamshala
Bajreshwari Temple is located in the middle of Kangra town 20 km away from Dharamsala. This thousand-year-old temple is dedicated to Bajreshwari Maa, the Goddess of Lightning. The Temple with legendary riches was looted by invaders many times. The original temple was damaged in an earthquake in 1905 and was rebuilt in 1920. Many devotees visit this shrine daily, as it is one of the fifty-one Shaktipeethas of the country.
The Temple is constructed in a Shikhara style in stone. The unique feature of Bajreshwari temple is that there are three tombs inside the temple. During Lohri festival many devotees visit the shrine to seek the blessings of the Goddess when the idol will be completely covered with butter.
Nearby tourist attractions to Bajreshwari Temple are Kangra Fort, Bhagsung waterfall, Namgyal Monastery, Dalai Lama Temple Complex, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Tsuglag Khang, Kangra Valley, Dharamshala War Memorial, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives and Jyanti Devi Temple.
Bajreshwari Temple is easily accessible by local means of transport from Dharamshala.
Historians, nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, spiritual seekers, tourists and families will enjoy a visit to the Bajreshwari temple and the other attractions located near to it.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
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Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

It is broke down by earthquake

This temple is located in old Kangra township, it is building of Sati broke down in earthquake but it was rebuilt by Kangra restoration committee, it is a very old temple.

Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

Most popular temple

This temple is attraction of Chintpurni, 50 km from Kangra town, it is one of most popular place of Shaktipeeth. It is very famous temple, there are all Northern Hindu people come to this temple and believe.

Honey Sharma

Honey Sharma5.0/5

7 reviews

Go early morning to avoid rush

It is famous by the name of Nagarkot Temple. People from very distant place come here to visit this holy Temple. Its better to go early in the morning to avoid heavy rush.



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Famous temple of goddess Durga

One of the famous temples of goddess Durga, it is situated in the center of city Kangra. Temple is very beautiful with many temples within and main temple of goddess Durga in the centre.

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma4.6/5

8 reviews

Everyone should visit his temple!

I feel so pure after visiting Maan Bajreswari temple; its a holly place. I believe everyone should visit this temple.

Sharad Gupta

Sharad Gupta3.9/5

10 reviews

Devi Darshan

Good darshan after 30 minutes in queue but delightful. A lot of people offering prasad after prayers.
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