Cultural in Himachal Pradesh (~28/29 )

Chandika Temple Kothi

Chandika Temple Kothi Kinnaur

A handsome temple dedicated to goddess Chandika, more especially designated as Shuwang Chandika has spread the fame of village Kothi in greater part of the district.The local people hold the goddes

Culture of Himachal

Culture is the facet of any state and introduces that state's identity to the world. The rich culture of Himachal Pradesh has seen the effect of various tribal clans, such as Kinnars, Sulehria, Pan

Dress

Dress of peoples Culture and Beliefs The People kinnaur

The people of district dress mostly woolen clothes. There clothing is well suited to the climate and is artistic too in its own distinctive way.

Head dress: of men and women is a round wool

Early history of Chamba

Chamba is the only state in northern India to preserve a well-documented history from circa 500 A.D. Its high mountain ranges have given it a sheltered position and helped in preserving its centuri

Early History of Kinnaur

Kamru Temple, Sangla

In the absence of authentic historical record the early history of Kinnaur region is obscure and the reference of the Kinnaura or Kannaura and there land is by the large confined to legends and myt

Food Habits

Food Habits Kinnaur Culture

The staple food is wheat, ogla, phafra and barley which are local produce. Besides these kankani, cheena, maize, chollair and bathu are also taken. The principal pulses consumed are peas, black pea

Gada Gushaini

Gada Gushaini, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Gada Gushaini valley is virgin and has not been explored by many adventure loving tourists. One finds nature at its best offering beautiful surroundings, green forests and pollution free environm

Hari Rai temple

Hari Rai temple Lord Vishnu Chaugan chamba Himachal Pradesh

This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and dates back to 11th century. It was probably built by Salabahana. This temple lies in the north-west corner of the main Chaugan, which had became the offi

Houses and Equipment

Houses and Equipment Kinnaur culture

The housing pattern of upper Kinnaur is different from that of lower Kinnaur.

In the lower Kinnaur the houses are two storeyed and built of stone and wood. These are either slated roofs or

Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary Chamba Himachal Pradesh

Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary is a 30.69 km² animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The sanctu