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Anurag Sharma


Miracle At Bijli Mahadeva    by Anurag Sharma

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The Bijli Mahadev temple is located opposite the Kulu town at an altitude of 2435 meter from sea level on the banks of Vyas (Beas) river.

Bijli Mahadev temple is surrounded by the serene beauty of the Himalayas

The access to the temple requires a 10 kilometer trek to reach to the top of the Mathan hill. The temple provides a breathtaking panoramic view of both Kulu and the Paravati vallies. A 20 meter high wooden pole stands in front of the temple to seeking blessings from the sky in the form of lightning which shatters the temples Shivlinga Ghat every twelve years since time immemorial. The broken Shivlinga is then rebuilt by the temple priest using butter as an adhesive. A special ceremony is performed to complete this process.The devotees carry a Chariot of Bijli Mahadev where the deity is taken out. The followers invokes his blessigs.

The butter cemented Shivlinga of Bijli Mahadeva

Anurag Sharma