Bhagsunag Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located near Bhagsunag waterfall in the Himachal Pradesh state of India. The temple is located in the vicinity of the town of McLeod Ganj, and is considered a sacred site by local residents and tourists alike. The temple is a popular pilgrimage destination and is known for its tranquil atmosphere and scenic surroundings. The temple complex also includes a spring, which is considered to have medicinal properties, and is believed to have been visited by the Hindu sage, Nagarjuna. Visitors to the temple often come to offer prayers, meditate, or simply admire the natural beauty of the area.
Bhagsu/Bhaksu (otherwise called Bhagsunag or Bhagsunath) is a town close to Mcleodganj in Dharamshala region, Himachal Pradesh. It is famous for the Bhagsunag cascade and the antiquated Bhagsunag Temple. Travelers need to trip to arrive at the cascade.
In mid eighteenth century, the Gorkhas came here with British to settle, and they shaped the noteworthy first Gorkha Rifles in 1815 (The Malaun Regiment). Bhagsu is additionally the home of first Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment). Bhagsu is named after the Bhagsunag sanctuary as of now in McLeodGanj station including Bhagsu itself yet additionally as Dharamshala, McLeodGanj and ForsythGanj.
According to the Indian folklore, the snake god got into a fight with King Bhagsu. The explanation of the fight was that King Bhagsu had taken water from the consecrated lake called the NagDal Lake. Ruler Bhagsu was crushed and in the long run excused, and the site was blessed as Bhagsu Nag.
In light of the cascade and closeness to Mcleodganj, Dharamkot and the Triund Trek, Bhagsu has become a well known spot for sightseers to remain. Various inns have been opened in Bhagsu for the expanding number of travelers.