Manikaran located atop the Himalayan Ranges beside River Parvati at an altitude of 1760 meters above the sea level, is a veritable paradise for the Sikhs as well as Hindus. There is a Gurudwara in which the ancient book of the Sikhs has been preserved with utmost care and concern. Every thousands of pilgrims from across the globe comes over Manikaran Gurudwara and pays homage to Vahiguru, the Sikh Lord. Couples come for obtaining the bliss of happy conjugal life, new mothers comes here for acquiring blessings for her child and young men who has recently got a job comes to Manikaran Gurudwara to thank Vahiguru for his benevolence.
Tourists visit this place to have a pilgrimage to Manikaran and a holy dip into the sacred hot spring. It is believed to have medicinal effects and release men from all pains and pangs. A visit to Manikaran is thus a unique experience. It is like a multilayered pilgrimage for a man.
The famous pilgrimage centre known as Manikaran is a hot tourist attraction. It is meant for both the religiously inclined as well as for the general tourists. Manikaran is not only famous for the Sikhs, but also for the Hindus. It so happened that once Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati went to Manikaran and stayed there for eleven hundred years.
During their stay, they were absolutely engrossed with each other. One day while Lord Shiva was still relaxing, his wife Parvati discovered that she had lost her jewel somewhere. She informed her husband but he too failed to find it out. Then he opened his third eye and created turmoil over the entire Universe. Seeing this Sheshnag started hissing until precious stones were carried by flowing hot waters to his wife Parvati, because it is believed that Sheshnag is the ruler of Naglok, where all lost things are preserved.