This Witch from Mahabharata Has her Own Temple in Manal




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Hidimba, who was the demon wife of Bhima (one of the five Pandava brothers) is popularly known as the grandmother of Kullu Manali. Locals of this place consider her as a goddess and worship her.
In fact, there is even a temple dedicated to her that is built in Pagoda style (a rich variety of styles and high levels of construction). The temple is a famous tourist spot and counted as one of the prominent temples of Himachal Pradesh.

So, despite being a demon, why is Hidimba worshipped here as a supreme diety? Read on for your answers.

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