Brajeshwari Devi temple Kangra
Famous for its wealthy status, Brajeshwari Devi temple is one of the important temples situated in the Kangra valley. Known for its legendary wealth, this beautiful temple was invaded by many extremists several times. In the intervening years the temple was rebuilt and renovated several times but in the solid earthquake of 1905 the temple was badly damaged. The temple was again built in 1920 that stands behind the crowded colorful markets of Kangra.
This temple follows a unique tradition of worshipping the goddess. It is a tradition that every year, during the festival of Lohri, the Pindi of the Goddess is decorated with a layer of butter. It is believed that in ancient times the goddess had used butter to heal the wound she got during her battle with the demon Mahishasur. The sight of the decorated pindi attracts a lot of devotees from places near and far.
The Kangra valley enjoys the alpine climate. Summers are mild an the winters are cold.
Average Temperature (Approximate)
Summers : Maximum 34°C – Minimum 20°C Light Clothes
Winters : Maximum 20°C Minimum 1°C Heavy Woolen
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