Sightseeing Places in Bir Billing

People often visit different places not only for adventure, but some of them also came to explore the particular region. If you are thinking to visit Bir and confused about where to spend their time apart from paragliding? And which place is worth visiting in Bir Billing? lots of questions arose in travelers’ minds when they plans a trip to an unknown place. Are you also looking for some of the best places to visit in Bir Billing? Don’t worry we are here to help you. That’s why we have created a list of some sightseeing places in Bir billing.

Deer Park Institute

deer park institute

It is a center for the study of classical Indian wisdom traditions. And this institute Came into existence in March 2006, This is a campus of a former Buddhist monastic institute.

The Deer Park Institute organizes sessions related to meditation, philosophy, yoga, healing arts, culture, and Buddhism. It has pagoda-style architecture that reflects the real Tibetian culture.

If you are on a long tour then you can join these classes because the teaching lessons can last for days to months. You can also visit there only to observe the architecture or various paintings craves over the wall of the institute. Although It is located near the landing site on Chougan Sansal road in Bir colony. So it is like a hub for you. You can visit nearby places anytime.

Dharmalaya Institute

Dharmalaya Institute

It is an Indian educational and charitable organization. It is located in Dhanari village in Ghornala. This institute shows the real glimpse of the mud house.

It conducts complementary education and charitable programs to the fields of experiential education and service-learning, green vocational training. Economic self-sufficiency, community service, holistic health, and holistic personal development. All these different activities have a common prime objective to develop and promote integrated approaches to sustainable development.

Apart from classes Dharmalaya institute also conducts yoga and meditation classes. They have four foundational principles, Ahinsa(Non-Harming), Maitri (loving-kindness), karuna (Compassion), and Seva (Service). People can register there for volunteer work.

Palpung Sherabling Monastery

Palpung Sherabling Monastery

Palpung Sherabling Monastery is situated in the valley of Dhauladhar in  Himachal Pradesh. It is also a great place to visit if you are at Bir. This monastery is located about 6km from the landing site. Located in Bhattu village which is near Baijnath also. People often call it Bhattu monastery, so please don’t get confused if you heard it from locals.

The route to this monastery is covered with pine and oak forest with low traffic. You can visit this monastery on a Bicycle also If you are fit enough to paddle on a downhill road.

This monastery is a religious center of Tibet art and culture, where they offer a number of courses related to Buddism, philosophy, language, and literature to young ones.

Shiv Temple Baijnath

shiv temple baijnath

This is a Hindu temple located in the small town of Kangra district in Baijnath. It is near the local bus stand Baijnath. It is lord Shiva’s temple. This temple is Built-in Nagara style. It is a construction style of North India.

There are two petrographs graven on stone slabs of the main hall. These petrographs are written in Sanskrit. There are three major festivals celebrated with pomp by locals in this temple.

This is lord Shiva’s temple so Maha Shivratri is one of the biggest festivals for locals. Another two festivals are Makar Sankranti, Vaisakha Sankranti. Mid-July month they arrange a fair. Where you can visit for shopping and see the glimpse of a village fair.

Ahju Fort (Garh Wali Mata)

Ahju Fort (Garh Wali Mata)

It is one of the historical Temple of the goddess Kali located in Ahju. Garh Wali Mata is another name of this place. Rulers of the Katoch dynasty constructed the portion of this fort. It is near to the landing site Bir.

It is a trek of 2 km from Mandi-Pathankot Highway and you can visit there by road also. But the trek is more convenient. The trek goes through the woods of pine trees.

This temple has many devotees every Tuesday. So the Temple committee organizes a feast every Tuesday for the worshiper. People from across the country came to this temple to fulfill their desires.

The journey of Bir is incomplete without exploring these beautiful destinations.