Shri Jainti Mata temple is approx. 16 km from I.S.B.T.- 43 Chandigarh and approx. 21 km from Kharar.
Upon query about bus service we were told there is only one bus service – CTU bus no. 70 from ISBT -17, Chandigarh to the temple. The bus arrives at 12 noon and leaves at 1:00 pm.
Own vehicle is the best to reach temple or reach Mullanpur barrier to hire auto service.
One has to climb approx. 300 stairs (easy) to reach temple.
Summer time temple is open from 5 am till 9 pm and during winter days 5 to 8:30 pm.
Markandeya rishi temple is approx. 25 km from bus stand in Bilaspur. You have to reach Kandrour chowk which is approx. 10 km (from bus stand in Bilaspur) and a right turn towards Ghaghas another 6-7 km journey. The temple is approx. 8 km from Ghaghas.
Markandeya rishi meditated at this location. Here Markandeya was saved by Lord Shiva when Yama came to take away his life and was blessed with a life to live forever.
There is Rishi Vyas Cave in Bilaspur town nearby bus stand which is connected to Markandeya temple. It is said the sages used to visit each other through the cave. Nearby flows a spring of water, which attracts the pilgrims of Char Dham. The pilgrimage of Char Dham is complete only when one takes a dip in this spring. The water of spring is warm in winter and cold in summer.
Each year on Baisakhi day 3 day fair is held at temple location.
Bhima Devi temple is approx. 28 km from Chandigarh. We started our journey at 1:30 pm reached temple at 2:30 pm. Click to read more..
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