Mamleshwar Mahadev Temple
Mamleshwar Mahadev Karsog is a very famous temple located in Karsog town in Mandi. It is one of the renowned pilgrimages and is the oldest one in the district of Himachal. This temple has a beautiful Shivlinga installed in the centre and Idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and all Rudras on the main sanctum. The architecture and the interior walls are designed by one of the notable specialists. According to Legends, this temple is the most famous Shiva temple in Karsog valley and in Himachal Pradesh too. Mamleshwara Temple has many stories associated with it and it is basically situated in the less populated suburban area. History says that- Pandavas from Mahabharata used to play musical instrument. This Shiva abode had an ancient grain of 200grams inside its main sanctum. Nearby Kamakshi Devi temple is also situated near to this popular Shiva temple and is famoaus for its unique architecture and pre-possessing wood. The most popular Shiva occasion ‘Maha Shivratri’ celebration is observed in this ancient and holy temple. This is a very sacred place to commemorate felicitous fest by people following Hindu Culture. Large carcades are carried out within the city with people thronging the streets to catch a glance of the venerate idol of Mahadeva. Fairs have been organised and people often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and praises in the name of Lord Shiva. Devotees from across the world pay visit to these temples to get blessed with good fortune on this revered day.