Himachal-Culture

Anchal Choudhary

The Ancient Shiv Mandir(Temple) In Kathgarh


Dev Bhoomi Himachal- the land of lords has a quantity of the rarest & elderly temples which have their references in the history books. This time we are talking about of such rare & only temple in the world. Lord Shiva temple at ‘Kathgarh’ (Indora, Kangra). The Kathgarh Temple, Indora is one of the very legendary temple in Himachal Pardesh.The temple has a large ‘Shivaling’, which is vertically split in parts. The distance between parts keeps increasing & decreasing from time to time. The larger portion is worshiped as Lord Shiva & second as his better half, ‘Parvati’.

According to of the myths, one time God ‘Vishnu’ & Lord ‘Brahma’ got dissipated in a battle to choose supremacy. To cease the warring Gods Lord ‘Shiva’ intervened in the appearance of a fire pillar & made the warring Gods cease the battle. The sizable â Shivaling at ‘Kathgarh’ is believed to be the same fire pillar.

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How To Reach Kathgarh temple:-

There are different approaches to the temple – is from Indora, near Pathankot, and other from Mirthal village on the Pathankot-Jalandhar highway. From ‘Mirthal village, Kathgarh is about four km. If you are planning to drive from Delhi, you ought to go by Hoshiarpur, Mukerian and then take the small link road to Indora from Nangal bhoor.

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