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Hurang Narayan is the most revered god of the Chauhar Ghati / Valley. This Chauhar village is covered with thick forest in all sides. People can’t cut wood from this forest for their use but they need to take permission for that from God.

Smoking is prohibited in Hurang village totally and no one can enter in this village with tobacco product.

No one is also allowed to enter the village with lather materials i.e. Shoos, Belt, Purse etc.

People of this village are following these rules from centuries ago and no one has the courage to break these rules.

The temple of Hurang Narayan is built in Pahari Style and Kahika fair is held after every 5 years in which the Nad (Priest) of Gods Hurang Narayan dies and get life again with the power of Gods Hurang Narayan. It is believed that centuries ago Gods Hurang Narayan was affected with leprosy and was cured by people of Nad community.

After that accident, Kahika fair is organised in Hurang village after every 5 years. It is also said that the King of Mandi State Raja Sahib Sen’s wife named Parkash Dai has no child. She prayed in Hurang Narayan temple and the Gods blessed her with son and the name of the son was named Narayan Sen. The Gods Hurang Narayan participates in Shivatri fair and other fairs every year and the journey made on foot. The people has the great faith in Hurang Narayan. People pray to him for rain for their crops. Temples of Ghaddoni Narayan and Pashakot are other famous temples of the region.


In Videos:- A visit by Devta Hurang Narayan at Sari village residing in district Mandi of state Himachal Pradesh. Devta Hurang Narayan being welcomed by traditional prayers and dance (khel) by Gur. Devta also gets a goat as a sacrifice

Arrival of Hurang Narayan chuhar Valley ghati
A visit by Devta Hurang Narayan at Sari village residing in district Mandi of state Himachal Pradesh
Festival of Hurang Narayan chuhar valley
Devotees offering prayer to Shri Hurang Narayan - Mandi, Himachal Pradesh


In Mandi District you will get thausands of old temples & new temples. People of Mandi proudly boast that while Benaras (Kashi) has 80 temples, Mandi has 81 temples in small Town itself. Mandi is known for its 81 old stone temples and is often called the 'Varanasi of Himachal". Mandi is also known as the 'Kashi of the Hills' or "Choti Kashi". The town has remains of old palaces and notable examples of 'colonial' architecture for temples. The temples of Bhutnath, Trilokinath, Panchvaktra and Shyamakali are among the more famous ones. The week long international Shivratri fair in Mandi is the major attraction of the area every year.

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