Why Prashar Lake is Famous.?


Prashar lake is located at an altitude of 2,730 meters in the district of Mandi Himachal Pradesh. It takes 1 hour, 30 minutes to travel from Mandi to Prashar Lake.  The distance between Mandi to  Prashar Lake is 48 kms.

There are many ancient pieces of evidence in today's modern era which are beyond the understanding of science.  No other name can be given to such evidence except as a divine miracle. Similar divine evidence is seen in Prashar Lake also.

Why Prashar Lake is Famous.?

Prashar Lake is famous for its panoramic view of the dense forest and the snow-clad mountains of Dhauladhar. "Prashar Lake" has a circumference of about 300 meters. It has a floating island. There is a terrain in the middle of this lake that moves on its own and keeps changing its direction. 

The temple of the deity Prashar Rishi and the ancient lake. The lake was named after the sage Prashar.
According to the Puranas, Rishi Parashar meditated at this place.

Prashar Lake

No one knows from where the water comes into this lake and where it goes, but this water is not even stagnant.  There is a terrain in the middle of this lake and this terrain gives evidence of having some divine power here. 

This terrain also shows the ratio of the Earth away. This terrain does not stay in one place but continues. Years ago this area used to be towards the east in the morning and west in the evening. 

Its walking and stopping are seen to be associated with virtue and sin. However, now this terrain sometimes stops at the same place for a few months and sometimes starts moving.  

The temple of Prashar Rishi was built here in the 14th and 15th centuries by the then King Bansen of Mandi princely state, but no one knows about the lake. It is believed that ever since the creation of the universe, this lake was also formed. 

Dozens of gods and goddesses of the area come and bathe near this holy lake.  The priests bring the Devrath along with the Devalu near the lake and make the Devrath bathe in the lake. The blessing is also attained by seeing the deity and seeing the holy lake, and one gets the good fortune to drink its water.

Prashar Rishi is considered the special deity of the royal family of the Mandi princely state. Walking around the lake gives a mysterious feel to the surrounding calm.

Prashar's journey is the perfect blend of the spiritual journey and exploring the serene and beautiful Himalayan mountains. Many camping sites are also located here and this is the base for many easy and difficult treks that is why prashar lake is famous 

People from Mandi and other nearby districts visit the place to worship Prashar Rishi The "Sarnouhali" fair takes place in the month of June in which a large number of locals from Mandi and Kullu districts take part.

Pagoda style Prashar lake temple

Prashar Lake

People have great faith in Prashar Rishi Temple and this lake. This temple is built in the Pagoda style and its beautiful view is made.

Weather in Prashar lake 

Due to the high altitude of Parashar Lake, the weather here is cool throughout the year, but there is a lot of change from one season to another.  In summer, it is mostly good from mid-April to June. The monsoon falls in July and August and receives moderate to heavy rainfall every year.

During the winter, the lake completely freezes and the temperature drops to several degrees below zero.

For those who just want to enjoy an easy to moderate trek and spend a night at a campsite then one can go during the summer season and this is the reason that there is a flow of devotees here these days. 

This is the right time to visit the temple. Avoid visiting during the rainy and winter months.

Prashar lake trek in winter( December-Feb )

During the winter there are about 3 feet of snow on the trek. If you are a snow lover, this will be a thrilling trek for you, it is nothing short of a wonderland.

To reach Parashar Lake, you have to take a long trek of 6 km. During winters, a bus runs to Baggi in the morning and your trekking starts from Baghi and in summer, the bus goes to Parashar Lake. The ascent to the lake starts at Baggi village at an altitude of 4438 feet.

Avoid visiting the place between July and August. The rainy season damages the road and also causes landside.

Distance from Prashar Lake to Delhi

Prashar Lake from Delhi is about 500 kilometers and takes about 11 hours to reach Mandi.

Staying nearby in Prashar Lake (Prashar lake guest house)

A One Rest House, HPPWD Rest House, and Temple Committee Inn are available for night stay.

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