Manikaran: The City
Known for his pilgrimage centers the town of Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh is situated in the green valley of Parvati at an altitude of 1760 meters. About 45 km from the capital city in the district Kullu, is removed from the holy city of hot springs between the wild rivers Beas and Parvati. The city is home to a number of Hindu temples and a Gurudwara for Sikhs. Therefore, a large number of pilgrims flock to this city every year on her visit to Manali and Kullu. The site is also important for the therapeutic hot springs and sparkling landscape.
The main sights of the city
Although the city is a symbol of religious significance for the Hindus with various temples scattered in the main attraction of Manikaran is located in the famous Shiv temple Sikh Gurudwara and between which hot water circulates miraculous source.
The myth of Manikaran Gurudwara and hot spring
The multi-storey building Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in the middle of the hot pool built in the memory of the first visit of Guru Nanak Dev India with his disciples Bhai Mardana. Legend has it that Guru Nanak many miracles in this place. Although Mardana could accomplish the task, but the absence of the fire could not cook food. Mardana respected and a stream of hot water began to flow out of this place. Now, Guru Nanak asked Mardana to uncooked food in the stream to throw and pray to God. After a while food appeared floating on the water, prepared. Because the water in the hot water pool in Gurudwara langar is used for cooking. Great vassals are loaded with raw food submerged in hot water.
Today Gurudwara also has a capacity of about 4,000 people at a time.