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About Shikari Devi Temple:-
The Shikari Devi temple is a famous Hindu temple. It is situated in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to Shikari (Hunter)Devi. In this temple the god is in the form of a stone image. In the time of Pandavas the temple is believed to be in existence (mahabharath Period). This temple has no roof on top.I n the olden days the hunters (Shikaris) worshipped goddess to get success in their hunt. In the old days the goddess was known as Shikari Devi. If anyone tried to build a roof on the top of the temple it would be failure. This temple is placed in the holy book Markandya Puran and great epic Mahabharta. Sage Markandya meditated here to seeing the goddess durga (Mahishasur mardani). The blessings of Sage Markandya was fillfulled by goddess durga. During the period of mahabharat. The pandavas also meditated here to get the victory in the yuga.