Places to visit in Manali

Rohtang Pass

Jogini waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls around Manali. Jogini waterfall trek is also in the main checklist of tourists visiting Manali. Jogini’s are the Goddess who lives in the mountains and it is also said that Goddess Jogini operates all activities related to nature like drought, rain, earthquake, flood, etc. This waterfall is dedicated to Goddess Jogini. Temples and shrines of Jogini are also found in other parts of Himalayas.
Jogini Waterfall Manali

 Local villagers still follow their rites and on special occasions, they come here and offer prayers to Goddess Jogini and perform rituals. They prepare food near temple premises and eat food on stone plates.
Jogini Waterfall Manali

It is clearly written on signboard near the temple that this is the Sanctum of Goddess Jogini and it is a totally silent zone, hence shouting, yelling, and digging of soil and even entry with leather shoes are strictly prohibited here. Even the flowing water, each and every stone and boulder under and around the waterfall is scared. This is a meditation area and you can find lots of people meditating here.
Jogini Waterfall Manali

A few years back mini Hydro projects on Jogini waterfall also face religious protest by thousands of local residents. And currently, construction work is of the project is closed due to heavy protests.
Jogini Waterfall Manali

Now a day’s Jogini waterfall is not only a meditation area but also a favorite short trek for the young generation. Not only domestic tourists but the number of foreign tourists visits this holy place every year. One can reach this beautiful waterfall from Vashisht Village or from Bhang Village which is hardly 3 km from Manali.

So please maintain the sanctity of the place while you visit this holy Jogini waterfall.

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