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Guidebook for Siund

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Guidebook for Siund

Parks & Nature
Shangarh Meadow is one f the most prime attractions in Sainj valley. Lush green grass carpet spread over about 50 acres, this meadow is the home of local deity Shangchul Mahadev. Legends would tell you that the meadow longs back to the Mahabharata era when Pandavas made this ground their temporary stay on their agyaatvaasa. Also, the meadow is said to have a self sustainable ecology. Besides, due to its utmost religious values, even the police does not enter the ground in uniform – have to lose their belt, badges and shoes as apparently there is no higher authority than the Devta himself. Ask Rakesh Bhai Jee to show you the images of the meadow in winters if you are here in Summers.
Shangarh Ground
Shangarh Meadow is one f the most prime attractions in Sainj valley. Lush green grass carpet spread over about 50 acres, this meadow is the home of local deity Shangchul Mahadev. Legends would tell you that the meadow longs back to the Mahabharata era when Pandavas made this ground their temporary stay on their agyaatvaasa. Also, the meadow is said to have a self sustainable ecology. Besides, due to its utmost religious values, even the police does not enter the ground in uniform – have to lose their belt, badges and shoes as apparently there is no higher authority than the Devta himself. Ask Rakesh Bhai Jee to show you the images of the meadow in winters if you are here in Summers.
Food Scene
We serve what we eat. Usually we eat together – our dinner, lunch and breakfasts are the food that any Himachali home would prepare for them. So, if we prepare the most authentic ‘Siddu’ stuffed with apricot paste and dip it in a bowl of ghee to eat, you can have the same too. But most of the times, the food is vegetarian. However, you can ask us to get you the meat or alcoholic beverages. You would, of course, have to pay for them. Well, we got Chai for you! Must Try: Rajma-Chawal, Kachaaloo ki Sabzi / Kadhi, Daal Chana, Aaloo Paranthay, Pathooray Look out For: Siddu, Lingri ki Raita/ Achar, Braar Ki Sherbat (Himalayan Rhododendron’s Juice), Mithay Chawal (Sweet Rice), Apricots – Sausages
Snowline Bawray Banjaray Homestay
We serve what we eat. Usually we eat together – our dinner, lunch and breakfasts are the food that any Himachali home would prepare for them. So, if we prepare the most authentic ‘Siddu’ stuffed with apricot paste and dip it in a bowl of ghee to eat, you can have the same too. But most of the times, the food is vegetarian. However, you can ask us to get you the meat or alcoholic beverages. You would, of course, have to pay for them. Well, we got Chai for you! Must Try: Rajma-Chawal, Kachaaloo ki Sabzi / Kadhi, Daal Chana, Aaloo Paranthay, Pathooray Look out For: Siddu, Lingri ki Raita/ Achar, Braar Ki Sherbat (Himalayan Rhododendron’s Juice), Mithay Chawal (Sweet Rice), Apricots – Sausages
Arts & Culture
Mela Almost every other month, Deities from several nearby and distant villages visit the Deity of the Village – Shangchul Mahadev. Such occasions are a rare show of community living and inter-community interactions. Thousands of folks walk along with the idols of their Deity (usually made of Gold, as heavy as 60 kilos) and trek through treacherous passes of Himalayas. While on move, the gathering stops by at designated homes in the villages. Ours is one such – you might get to see one. Look out for a Dhaam Dhaam is a local gathering, a feast on various occasions in the name of Deities as well as family functions. Nothing can be a better place than Dham to experience the local culture and l
Shangarh
Mela Almost every other month, Deities from several nearby and distant villages visit the Deity of the Village – Shangchul Mahadev. Such occasions are a rare show of community living and inter-community interactions. Thousands of folks walk along with the idols of their Deity (usually made of Gold, as heavy as 60 kilos) and trek through treacherous passes of Himalayas. While on move, the gathering stops by at designated homes in the villages. Ours is one such – you might get to see one. Look out for a Dhaam Dhaam is a local gathering, a feast on various occasions in the name of Deities as well as family functions. Nothing can be a better place than Dham to experience the local culture and l
Shopping
You can buy all your essentials from Sainj Market
Sainj
You can buy all your essentials from Sainj Market