The Paramjyoti Mandir, located on the way to Harmony Hall, was built by Stokes in 1937. There are no idols in this temple. There is a hawan kund and a painting of ‘Krishna and Arjuna’ in the inner sanctum.
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A list of travel related articles on the region around Shimla. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
The Harmony Hall, built by Stokes in 1912, has an unique architecture with elements from the local pahadi architecture mixed with those from the West. It was named after his ancestral home in New Jersey.
On most days, Thakur Saheb, the amiable host of Banjara’s Orchard Retreat, takes his guests on a nature walk through the Saraoga Forest.
Even half-done it was absolutely gorgeous with carvings of the highest quality; would love to see it after completion!
He offered to take us to the village temple in the middle of Marijuana and Pea fields. I think the pea plants were more of a decoy.
Rohru, an administrative and commercial center, is located about 15 kms from Hatkoti.
Rohru is a small bustling town popularly used as a base for visiting the gorgeous Hatkoti Temple Complex and by anglers for trout fishing.
Hatkoti is a beautiful bowl-like hamlet opening out into the Pabbar Valley. It is an important pilgrimage site due to the confluence of Bishkulti & Raanvti streams and the Pabbar river.
A photo feature on Hatkoti, home to the Hatkeshwari Mata Temple Complex.