Bijli Mahadev, Himachal Pradesh Overview

The Bijli (Thunder) Mahadev

Location : Bijli Mahadev Road, Kashawri, Himachal Pradesh, India
Temple Altitude : 2,460 m (8,071 ft)
Trek Length : 2.92 kilometers

Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley. Himachal Pradesh is truly a land of wonders and that is exactly what you will see in the cultural hub of the State, the city of Manali. Explore the nature trails of a city and experience the secrets of its kitty in the beautiful city of Manali. Enjoy the company of tall trees and beautiful landscapes with this trek.
About Bijli Mahadev Trek:
Bijali (thunder Mahadev temple) Mahadev Mandir is located in Kashawri village, Kullu Valley in the Himachal Pradesh of India. It is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley. Bijli Mahadev is one of the ancient temples in India and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located 14 km from Kullu across the Beas river, it can be approached by a trek of 3 km. A panoramic view of the Kullu and Paravati valleys can be seen from the temple. Every 12 years, the Shiv lingam is struck by lightning which causes the lingam to break into pieces. The priest then wraps the broken lingam with butter and after a few days, the lingam becomes as it was.

Mythological History of Temple
According to mythology, a demon named Kulant lived in this temple. Once he stopped the water of river Beas to kill all the people. Mahadev got angry seeing this. After this Mahadev created an illusion. Lord Shiva went to the demon and told him that his tail had caught fire. As soon as the demon turned back after listening to Mahadev's words, Shivji attacked Kulant's head with a Trishul and he died there. It is said that the giant body of the demon turned into a mountain, which today we call the mountains of Kullu.
According to legend, after killing Kulant, Lord Shiva asked Indra to strike the place with lightning every 12 years. Lord Shiva asked to do this so that there is no loss of public money. The Lord himself protects his devotees by tolerating lightning strikes.

Time to go in trek/ Temple :

The Bijli Mahadev temple is open the whole year for followers. but The months from March to September are considered the ideal time to visit the Bijli Mahadev Temple due to the pleasant weather. In Winter, Kullu becomes covered with snow and incessant rainfall is also observed during that time.

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Bijli Mahadev, Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

  • Day 1- Report at Chansari village in Kullu

    You will meet your guide at Chansari Village and start the trek towards Bijli Mahadev temple.
    - Walk up to 2460 meters in height to find solace in the very sacred place in Kullu.
    - Indulge in a very peaceful trek to the top of the hill from where you can see the Kullu and Paravati valleys and enjoy the salubrious nature with a hot beverage.
    - Later take the same trail to return to Manali/Kullu.

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People Also Ask About Bijli Mahadev, Himachal Pradesh

Q.1 What is Bijli Mahadev trek distance?

Bijli Mahadev Trek is a legendary trek on top of Mathan Hills in Kullu Valley a.k.a “Valley of Gods”. It is situated in the lap of majestic Himalayas with breathtaking landscapes, distinct rich culture, and heritage. Bijli Mahadev is at a distance of 14 kilometers from Kullu and you can reach this prestigious temple after a trek of 3 kilometers. This amazing trek awards you with a panoramic view of the Kullu and Paravati valleys.

Q.2 What is the average temprature at Bijli Mahadev trek?

The temperature of Bijli Mahadev Temple Trek remains pleasant during most of the year as you will rarely find an extremely hot climate here. The average temperature remains between 25 degrees Celsius to 37 degrees Celsius. Here in this region you will find that the days are moderate in temperature but the nights are extremely cold. This place also receives its share of Monsoon and Winter every year.

Q.3 What is the Bijli Mahadev trek duration?

Bijli Mahadev temple trek begins from Chansari Village and it is only a 3 kilometres of trekking, so it takes around 1.5 hours to ascent and 1 hour to descent from the Chansari Village. You will be spending around 1 hour on the Bijli Mahadev temple as well which makes the total trek time of around 4 hours. Further, the timings also vary as per the weather, pathways, and speed of your trekking.

Q.4 How to reach Bijli Mahadev temple from Kullu?

To reach Bijli Mahadev temple, you need to reach Chansari Village firstly as it is the starting point of the trek. Chansari village is a distance of 24 kilometers east from Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, and the village is easily accessible via public buses and taxis from Kullu. After reaching Chansari Village your 3 kilometres trek will begin till Bilji Mahadev Temple.

Q.5 Can we do Bijli Mahadev temple trek during Monsoon?

The bijli mahadev trek becomes a little difficult in the monsoon season as the surface tends to get slippery. Therefore, it is not recommended to go for the trek in the rainy season but the end call is yours.
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