One of these is the Bhimkali Temple, Sarahan whose structure is similar to that of a monastery. This temple with Hindu and Buddhist architecture is about 2,000 years old. This temple made of stones and wood is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. Seeing its texture, you will be pleased with your body and mind. This temple is so beautiful from the inside that you will not be able to sit in one place. You will want to take a good look at the neatness of this temple by walking. The architecture of this temple will awaken the curiosity inside everyone.
The Bhimkali Temple complex beautifully furnished. You will also like the silver carvings on the doors of the temple. The faith of the local people in this temple is infinite. The local people consider the goddess of this temple to be the protector of the area. This temple acquired by the then Himachal Pradesh government in 1984. The princely state of Sarahan said to have been the capital of Bushehr. If you roam around here, you will love seeing the mountain lifestyle. As the day progresses, everyone starts gathering in the temple to worship. If you come to Sarahan you must see the evening puja.
Significance of Bhimakali Temple
Goddess Sati’s left ear fell at this place; hence this place is called Shaktipeeth. It believed that this temple built about 800 years ago. According to legend, Goddess Bhimakali first appeared in the wooden staff of the great Hindu sage Brahmagiri. A new temple constructed in the middle of the Bhimakali temple complex in 1943.
There two forms of Goddess Bhimakali in the temple a virgin and a woman. Apart from this, there two other temples dedicated to Raghunath and Narasimha Teerth of Bhairon. The palaces of the royal family situated near the temple. The doors of this Bhimakali temple open for darshan only in the morning and evening.