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RAGHUNATH TEMPLE, KULLU

World India Himachal Pradesh Kullu Raghunath Temple
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Being an oldest temple of Kullu Valley, Raghunath Temple was constructed by King Jagat Singh in 17th century. As per Hindu Mythology and Indian History, Raja Jagat Singh tortured a Brahmin to abduct the pearls from him. Unbearable the torture, Brahmin committed suicide setting himself and his family on fire. Feeling guilty over this incident, Rajah Jagat Singh built a temple for lord Rama taking the advice of Sri Kishan Dass Ji Paihari. Also he dedicated his entire kingdom for Lord Rama. The idol of Rama installed in this temple is brought from Ayodha. Kullu Dussera is celebrated in a great fashion in this temple. The idol of Lord Rama is placed on a Chariot.

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Pilgrimage
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Pahari (Local Dialect), Hindi, Punjabi & English
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1214m
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