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Sankat Mochan Temple Shimla
"Shri Sankat Mochan" temple is situated at a distance of about 5 K.m from Shimla and is located at Taradevi on the Kalka- Shimla National Highway. This temple is very easily approachable and is one of the most sought after site to be visited not only by the devotees and pilgrims but also by the tourists of all age groups visiting Shimla, the Hill capital of Himachal Pradesh.

History of Sankat Mochan Temple Shimla :
The history of the temple dates back to the late 1950's, when Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj visited this tranquil and serene site surrounded by lush green forests , emerald meadows, the magestic lofty mountains in the background which offered a very soothing and meditative atmosphere stirring the soul to enjoy the bliss of nature, a gift from god to all of us. Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj stayed here in a hut for about ten days and being deeply fascinated and charmed with the place expressed his keen desire for a Hanuman temple to be constructed at this very location .Baba's devotees the than Lt. Governor of Himachal Pradesh late Raja Bajrang Bahadur Bhadari and Sh. Bhagwan Sahai shouldered the responsibility to fulfill their Guru's desire and began with the construction of the temple in the year 1962 and finally it was consecrated on the 21st of June,1966, What began as a small temple, by god's grace and blessings has acquired great dimensions and today the entire temple complex is sprawled over 18.8 bighas of land owned by Shri Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir.

Present Condition:
At present the temple complex facilitates the people to worship and pay their obeisance to different deities as the complex comprises of Lord Rama and Hanuman temple, Lord Shiva Temple , Navgrah Temple ,Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj Temple and a beautiful Ganesha Temple portraying the architecture of the south.

The Temple complex also includes a three storey building which is partly used as the "Langer Hall" where on every Sunday all the visitors are served with prashad / Langer Below the langer hall are the "Marriage Halls" which are rented out on nominal charges to the parties who intend to ceremonize marriages here and it is a regular feature of the temple throughout the year. The other half of this building houses the residential area given to the priests and the domestic staff working in the temple. For the convenience and facilities of the visitors, the temple offers a "Prasad" shop and also has a Govt Ayurvedic Dispensary. The complex also has provision of thirty neat and clean well maintained toilets.

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