(Last Updated on : 10/10/2009)
Chaumukha Temple is erected on the Kaloha-Nadaun Road near Nadaun in Kangra
district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva
. The frontage of the temple is beautified with images of various deities in varied postures. At the entrance of the Chaumukha Temple a small Shivling (the phallus, symbolic representation of Lord Shiva
) is placed. Inside the sanctum sanctorum, a four-mouthed marble idol of Lord Shiva is revered by the faithful. Chaumukha temple has four doors, of which three are closed permanently. Many stone images of Gods can be witnessed around the temple building. Nearby this medieval temple, there are four life-size images of Nandi, the divine bull.
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