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Jageshwar Mahadev Temple At Dalash In Himachal Pradesh

Jageshwar Mahadev temple is located at Dalash and is around 70 kms from Rampur in Himachal Pradesh. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. A dwadasha Shivling was worshipped here and the name of the place Dalash is a shortened form of Dwadasha.

It is believed that the Shivling here was first consecrated in the Treta Yuga by Rishis. A Nandi bull stands facing the Shivling.

Located on the southern border of Kullu district at an altitude of 2000 meter, this temple is architecturally significant for having no foundation. The temple is built on a 1 meter high platform of stone and supported only by wooden beams. The pent roof of the temple is crowned by a metal kalasha.

The temple is believed to have been built between 18th or 19th century AD.

The temple has a rectangular plan and is built in canopied composite roofed style of Pahari architecture. The walls are built of wood and stone masonry locally known as katth-kuni. The temple roof is composite and slates covered on it.