The state of Himachal Pradesh is full of high ranges and isolated valleys, and various different types of architecture in the temples. Most of the temples in Himachal Pradesh are important places of pilgrimage and every year thousands of pilgrims as well as tourists flock this place. There are also temples which look like Sikh Gurudwaras and Buddhist Gompas.
Nearly every single village in Himachal Pradesh has its own idol and every relationship has its own deity too. Among all these temples most of them are temples on hills and cave temples. The visit to the temples in Himachal Pradesh is an informative experience, both spiritually and culturally.
The temples in Himachal Pradesh are considered as extremely sacred and significant places of worship. These places make for an interesting study if seen from the viewpoint of art, local beliefs, architecture, myths, legends and festivals.
The historical town of Mandi is set along the banks of the River Beas in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The Mandi town has been a major commercial centre, and according to the legends, the sage Mandva is said to have meditated here. The town of Mandi, at one point of time, been the capital of the grand state of Mandi, and now is a rapidly developing town that which still retains most of its original character and charm.
About Rewalsar Lake:
The Rewalsar Lake is situated at a distance of about 25 kilometers from the town of Mandi. This lake is famous for its floating islands of reed. According to the myths, it is believed that all the seven of the reeds can be moved by breeze or prayer. Beside the Rewalsar Lake there are 3 shrines, a Sikh Gurudwara, a Buddhist Monastery, where the rituals are performed elaborately, and a Hindu Temple. The Rewalsar Lake is lies in the hollow of a mountain and is considered as a holy lake to all the three communities.
Boating rides are arranged for the tourists in the Rewalsar Lake.