Shree Khand Mahadev Yatra is devoted to Lord Shiva (Shivalinga) at the high altitude of 18,570 Feets in Distt. Kullu Himachal Pradesh. Lord Shiva – Shivlinga is about 72 feets long on the top.
Not only Shiva Linga but also have the existence of Mata Parvati, Ganesha and Kartike. In other words as per Hindu religious point of view Lord Shiva Family belongs to Shree Khand Mahadev.
The scenic beauty of this trek is unforgettable.
How to Reach
Shimla to Jaon Village – 140kms. Trek Starts from here.
Jaon Village to Singhad – 3kms.
Singhad to Thachru – 12kms.
Thachru to Kalitop – 3 kms.
Kalitop to Bheem Dwar – 7kms.
Bheem Dwar to Parvati Bagh – 2kms.
Parvati Bagh to Shree Khand – 5 kms.
Beautiful places on the trek are as follow :
Devdhank : Spiritual Cave by which Lord Shiva went to Top of the peak Shree Khand Mahadev.
Thachru : Temple situated here is dedicated to
God of Jungle, where trek leads in between the thick forests of different kinds of species of trees.
Kalighati : By reaching Kalighati peak Lord Shiva Shivlinga is visible first time.
Faithful people often sit here for little rest by gazing the Lord Shiva Shivlinga on the top of the Shiva Nagri.
Bheem Dwar : Bheem Dwar is the same place where Bhasmasur was meet to his death. Where he was killed at the place water comes slightly red till today.
Parvati Bagh : Parvati Bagh is one of the heavenly blessed orchids of different sorts of flower and natural medicines species. Here Jatt Ganga waterfalls are flowing continuously which represents charm and mind relaxing scenic view. Lord Shiva’s favorite flower Bhram Kamal (a flowers) are looks like the electricity bulbs all around.
Nayan Sarovar : A beautiful natural lake in between the snow capped mountains. It is said that it was made up of with the tears of Maa Parvati in ancient time. Faithful people takes holy bath here first than start their holy trekk to Shree Khand Mahadev Darshana.
Bheem Shila Bheem Bahiyan : It is said that Bheem Shila are devoted to Pandvas – Bahiyan belongs to Ladders to Heaven. One can be the witness of Pandva Lipi. It is said that the stones of the Ladders are Carved by the Bheem.
Shree Khand Mahadev Darshan : After crossing the Bheem Bahiyan a glacier is on the trek. This glacier is in the shape of heart. While crossing the glacier You finally can see the Lord Shiva’s (Shivlinga) in front of you Which seems beyond your imagination. All your tiredness naturally got away. By reaching here you feel full of life, spirituality, positive energies and positive thoughts.