Commonly known as Mahadevi Tirth, Vaishno Devi temple in Kullu is situated on the banks of Beas river. Named after the wife of Lord Shiva, Parvati, the magnificent temple was built in the year 1966 by a saint named Swami Sewak Das Ji Maharaj. At present, the shrine is under the overall supervision of Shri Sharda Maa Seva Trust. The renowned Vaishno Devi temple is located at a distance of 2 km from the beautiful town of Kullu, right on the way to Manali. Devotees travelling to this side of Himachal Pradesh are likely to get smitten by the sprawling forests, apple orchards and majestic hills that happen to come on their way. Surrounded by an atmosphere of peace and calm, the temple has turned into one of the most sought after religious places in Kullu.
To add to the delight of the pilgrims, the premises of this significant temple also houses a Lord Shiva temple. As a part of Godly service, the trust of the Vaishno Devi Temple runs a ‘Lunger’ and ‘Saraye’ service which provides free vegetarian meal and night stay to the worshippers.