Kiramchi Temple
The Teenager Today|December 2020
Discovering its unique beauty
DR HARLEEN KAUR

I consider myself privileged to have been able to travel to so many remote and unexplored places, especially of religious significance, which are totally uncharted. One of them is the Kiramchi Temple in Udhampur (Jammu & Kashmir) which lies hidden in the lap of the Pir Panjal mountain range. It is believed that the Pandavas stayed here for some time during their exile. The untouched beauty of the Kiramchi Temples will surely leave a deep impression on any new visitor. They are so secluded that most people may not have even have come across their names.

From Udhampur, you can reach the temple by car, and be master of your own adventure on the unfamiliar road. It can be a joy for people who love trekking. You will enjoy the scenic euphoria of the place by reaching there through the winding tracks, and get a truly mesmerizing panoramic view.

One afternoon, my husband and daughter made a plan to visit the temple, as many of our friends who had cycled and trekked to the temple were all praises for it. We drove in our spacious Mahindra Marrazo to this small village that lies 12 kms north of Udhampur on Udhampur Lander Road, about 67 kms from Jammu.

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