Category: The Temple of Bhagsunag

The Temple of Bhagsunag

The temple of Bhagsunag – dedicated to Lord Shiva, some 2 kms from Mcleodganj, is a beautiful village full of natural scenes. Their situated is a famous ancient temple of Lord Shiva, a cold running water tank and springs.The main reason why tourists are attracted to this village is because of the Shiva temple and the 30 feet waterfall that is located in Bhagsunag village. The Shiva temple has a bell at the entrance which has been constructed with white tiles and it has marble steps that lead to the temple. Inside the temple one will notice plenty of inscriptions on the walls and the pillars of the temple. There is also a room which has a small window opposite the door and a donation box kept inside the room. The wall adjacent to this room has several picture frames and inscriptions on the wall along with four bells of different sizes hanging.In the temple campus there is also a swimming pool where people come to have a cool dip and fun. This place is generally crowded throughout the day.

Dharamshala has an average elevation of 1457 metres (4780 feet), covering an area of almost 8.51 km. Dharamsala is located in the Kangra Valley, in the shadow of the Dhauladhar mountains. The city is divided into two distinct sections. Kotwali Bazaar and the surrounding markets are referred to as “Lower Dharamshala” or just “Dharamshala.” Further up the mountain is McLeodGanj separated in between by the village of Ganchen Kyishong, the home of the Tibetan government-in-exile. A steep, narrow road connects McLeodGanj from Dharamshala and is only accessible to taxis and small cars, while a longer road winds around the valley for use by buses and trucks. McLeodGanj is surrounded by pine, Himalayan oak, and rhododendron.