This temple is dedicated to Hidimba wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahabharata.
People in Manali worship Hidimba Devi as a deity. During Navaratri, all Hindus across the nation worship goddess Durga, but people in Manali worship Hidimba Devi.
The most surprising feature of the temple or what believers could call the most reassuring feature of the temple is the fact that inside the temple the imprint of the feet of the Goddess carved on a block of stone is worshipped.
Few relevant information for visitors:
– The temple is located just 2.5 kms away from Manali.
– It is open all days of the week from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
– There are benches around the temple premises where you can relax and enjoy peaceful moments.