Dev Mahunag Temple

Dev mahu nag temple , mandi

Dev mahunag temple mandiDev Mahunag Temple is in Mahu village of Karsog subdivision of Mandi district Himachal Pradesh. The temple is about 25 km away from main Karsog market & more than 100 km from Sundernagar valley. Arround the temple there are many attractive viewsfull of scenic beauty and abundance of apple orchards.

Dev Mahunag temple is amediable styled pahari temple and it is devoted to Lord Karna, who played very special role in Mahabharata, locally known as Mahunag. It is said that, whenever the devotees are in trouble and they ask Lord Karna for help, he metamorphoses himself into “MAHU” (Bee) and hastens to their help. The records of Mandi speak about the temple, which was constructed in 1664 by Raja Shyam Sen ,who was a great devout of Lord Karna.

When To Visit Dev Mahunag Temple:

Sundays are considered auspicious for visiting the Mahunag Temple. A yearly fair is held here on Sankranti day. Tourist destinations in the vicinity include Mamaleshwar temple, Kamaksha Temple, Churag, Tattapani, Shikari Devi Temple and Sundernagar. Lodging facility is available within the temple premises, housing a PWD Guest House and a Forest Rest House. Mahunag Temple can be accessed by road from Chindi (18km). Joginder Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

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