Dhari Devi Temple, Uttarakhand

Dhari Devi Temple is a sacred and ancient temple and located on the banks of the Alaknanda river, Kalyasaur on the way to Kedarnath/Badrinath and very close to the Srinagar in Uttarakhand. The Dhari Devi is the incarnation of Goddess Kali. The Dhari Devi temple is about 3000 years old and Its believed that Dhari Devi likes to sit in the open space. That’s why there is no roof above the Dhari Devi Idol in this temple.

According to the Shrimad Devi Bhagwat, the Dhari Devi temple is one of the 108 shakti sthals. The upper part of the Dhari devi Idol is established in this temple and the lower part is located in Kalimath. The Dhari Devi idol changes the appearance 3 times during a day, In the morning, Dhari Devi appears as a girl, at daytime she appears as women, and in the evening she appears as an old lady.

According to the Theology, the goddess protects the four Dham (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri) in Uttarakhand. The Dhari Devi is considered to be Goddess of mountains and pilgrims.

The Dhari Devi Mandir now has been raised from its original position in the middle of the river due to the construction of the Hydro Power Plant in the year of 2013. The villagers of near temple believe that 2013 Kedarnath disaster occurred because of tempering of the Dhari Devi Temple.

Dhari Devi Temple decorated with numerous bells and give very divine feeling. Inside the temple one can perform pooja with the help from the temple priest.


Dhari Devi Temple open at 06:00 AM to 06:30 PM

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