SHIKARI DEVI TEMPLE

Overview

Shikari Devi temple is near to Karsog Valley in the Himalayas in Distt mandi Of Himachal Pradesh with beautiful view of deodar woods and apple orchards. The Shikhari Devi temple is positioned in the middle of snow-capped mountains and dense pine trees at an elevation of 2850 m above the sea level.It is extremely difficult to trek up to the Shikari Devi Temple from Janjheli,Bagsaid,Kandha or Karsog vally.You can enjoy a beautiful trip with different routes to reach upto ancient shrine of the Shikari Devi Temple located at the peak of the hill. According to old saying/legends that the hunters or Shikari in the early years once worshipped the Goddess on the mountain asking for success in their hunt. So in old days Godess was known as Devi (Godess) of Shikari (Hunter) means Shikari Devi. This old temple and Godess is believed to be in existence from the time of the Pandavas. According to the myth, there will be no snowfall on the top of Temple and snow never stay there.

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