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History of Mandi Town – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 13, 2020

The name “Mandi” (and the former name “Mandav Nagar”) has its roots from Great Sage Rishi ‘Mandav’ who prayed in this area, and the rocks turned black due to the severity of his penance. Alternatively, the name may have been derived from the common word mandi which means “market” in Hindi. It may possibly be… Read More »