Bhima Kali Temple is one of the famous temples of the Mandi dedicated to Goddess Bhima Kali. Situated on the banks of River Beas, this temple also showcases different statues and idols of Gods and Goddesses in a museum Bhima Kali Temple.
Stationed on the bank of river Beas, Bhimkali temple is an important religious site in Mandi. The main deity of the temple is Goddess Bhima Kali -an incarnation of Goddess Durga. There is a huge museum inside the temple which exhibits exclusive images of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. It is believed that this is the only sight on this earth that has witnessed the Great War between Lord Krishna against the demon Banasura. The myth further says that the head of the routed king Banasura was buried in the façade of the entry gate of the temple.
The architecture of the temple is its sole attraction. There is a rich amalgamation of different sects-Hinduism and Buddhism in its building structure. Emerged as a marvelous structure, Bhimakali Temple is adorned with wooden carvings bringing near to the people the natural essence. Each and every carving on the walls of the temple depict the story of Goddess Bhima Kali. It is a mandatory practice for tourists to visit the temple as it is considered sacred. The Kali Puja is celebrated here with great zeal and enthusiasm. Also, the festival Udyapan Jag is the row celebrated just once within 100 years.