There are many mysterious temples of Lord Shiva in India, one of them is Bijli Mahadev in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Shree Sada Shiv is seated at this place through Era “Tapo Yoga Samadhi”.
Bijli Mahadev, where celestial lightning falls every year. This lightning shattered the Shivaling. By collecting pieces of Shivling, the priest of Shiva is established by attaching it to butter. After some time, Pindi returns to its old form.
This place is situated at an altitude of 2450 meters above sea level. It receives heavy snowfall in winter. Being an icy region, you can go here from April to October only. There is heavy snow here from November to March.
Bijali Mahadev has its own significance and history. It seems that the entire Kullu history revolves around the power Mahadev. In every season, people from far and wide come to see the Bijali Mahadev.
Mythology about Bijali Mahadev Kullu
People of Kullu Valley tell that long ago there used to be a monster named Kulant. After taking the form of a dragon from the Naganadhar near Bah Kullu, through the Ghogghardhar of Mandi, Lahaul Spiti came to Mathan village.
The dragon wanted to submerge this place in water by stopping the flow of the river Beas by killing the dragon horoscope. So that all animals living here will die by drowning in water. Lord Shiva became concerned with this idea of Kulant.
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After a long time, Lord Shiva took that demon-like dragon in his faith. Shiva said in his ear that your tail has caught fire. As soon as the Kulant turned back as soon as he heard this, then Shiva struck a trident on the head of the Kulant. The trident killed Kulant. As soon as the patriarch died, his body turned into a huge mountain.
After killing the Kulant monster, Shiv asked Lord Indra to turn off the sky electricity at this place once in a year. So that when electricity fall, it will not harm the public. To save the people, Bholenath makes this sky electricity fall on himself. Lord Shiva is known as the Bijali Mahadev due to his.
Every year, celestial lightning falls here. This Lightning shattered the Shivaling. The priest of Shiva is established with a collection of pieces of Shivling attached together with butter. After some time, Pindi returns to its old form.
There is a fair in the month of Bhado. Bijli Mahadev’s hill is about seven kilometers from Kullu city. Crowds of devotees throng here on Shivratri too.
How to reach Bijali Mahadev temple?
You can reach Kullu easily and then after that you will get a bus from the bus stand for the Bijali Mahadev which goes to almost Chancer village. Or you can also take a private cab from Kullu taxi stand near the bus stand which takes from 500 to 600 rs. But for Bijali Mahadev will have to walk 3 kilometers from Chancer.
If you are healthy, you can also travel on foot from Kullu to Bijli Mahadev. Bijli Mahadev from Kullu is at a distance of about 20 km. This road is definitely very beautiful, you will find jungle and beautiful gardens and small villages along the way.
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From the peak of the temple you can also see the huge and enchanting view of Parvati and Kullu valley. Whenever you look back from the peak, you will not see any higher peak around you.
If you want to stay there, then you must carry the necessary items with you while climbing. There are also some shops of local people but they will not be enough for you.
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