Kullu Manali, which is lovingly called the ‘Valley of the Gods’ because of being home to several religious sites dedicated Hindu deities, is one of the top tourist destinations of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh as well as the entire country. The Siyali Mahadev Shiva Temple, which is dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Shiva, is the main one of the ancient Hindu temples of this charming tourist destination.
Siyali Mahadev Shiva Temple, Manali
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Siyali Mahadev Shiva Temple, which is perched along the road that leads up to the Hadimba Temple in Manali, is the only one Shiva temple in this charming hill station having the proximity of the hill town. Really being breathtaking, this ancient Shiva temple, which is very famous for its grand carving style and work, is a must visit during the tour of Kullu Manali.
Attraction of Temple
The original idol that the temple is constructed around was found concealed within a tree and unlike other Shiva temple where only the Shiva Lings is found, this is an idol where the entire family is engraved in the stone, kindly do also have a look at it as it is situated behind the primary temple.
This ancient Shiva temple has been constructed in the Catkuni style of architecture, that this area is renowned for while the original temple is hundreds of years ancient, the new temple has been constructed in the old style of architecture of the ancint Shiva temple that visitors have come to like and respect from this area.
This ancient temple has been constructed by the craftsman (Kardhar) from Siyal, the main craftsman (Karigar) Dile Ram and Kardhar Jaichand Thakur from Chachoga village and the craftsman (Karigar) of the God (Devta).
The ‘Chachouli Mela’ function, which is organized in the month of March each year, is the main function of this temple.
The Siali Mahadev Shiva Temple is situated at a distance of approx 1 km from the Mall Road.
How to Reach There
By taking the road leading up to the Hadimba Temple, you can reach the Siali Mahadev Shiva Temple.
Thus, it can be rightly said that the Siali Mahadev Shiva Temple, which is counted among the ancient Hindu temples in Kullu Manali, is a must visit during the tour of this charming hill station. In case of being willing to go to this charming hill station for paying a holy visit to this ancient temple, you can book Budget Kullu Manali Holiday Packages from Delhi. All of these tour packages, which are available at reasonable prices, can also be customized as per the requirement of the clients. For getting more information about the tour packages, you can also visit us online at: www.manalivolvopackages.org. I hope that the visit of this ancient temple would become unforgettable till all the life long. So, you must pay a visit to this charming temple once at least in your life during your tour of Kullu Manali.