(Last Updated on : 20/12/2014)
Chandrashekhar temple is a magnificient shrine located in Saho Village (a charming village located on the right bank of the Sal river) in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh
. Built in the Shikhara style of architecture, the temple is dedicated to Lord Chandrashekhar (Lord Shiva
). A shivalingam (phallus, symbolic representation of Lord Shiva) is enshrined here, reaching a height of 5 feet, the biggest in size in the district. In front of the temple a stone-carved image of Nandi, the divine bull is placed. A remarkable fact of this image is the tinkle sound of a bell produced when knocked in the throat segment. Baishakhi Festival is celebrated here with much splash and excitement. Chandrashekhar Temple can be accessed by bus from the Chamba Bus Depot.
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