Uttarakhand – the holy place has a lot of mythical stories which is connected to every peaks, villages, temples, rocks, rivers, goddesses and Gods around this state of previous times. They left their marks for the people to conserve it with their traditions. The goddess Nanda devi was broadly recognised as Parvati, Kali, Uma, Gauri, and Bhairvai who is recognised as the daughter of Daksha Prajapati – king of Garhwal.
It is very popular in Uttarakhand where the goddess Nanda devi holds its own dignity of being the deity of kumaun area and their people. The Nanda Devi is a sure shot to be on the visiting list for any and every traveller visiting Uttarakhand.
The Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra is popular festival in the area where the Nanda Devi in the form of sheep is decorated fully with clothes, jewellery and food in every 12 years and sent back to her home with their local dance and folk songs music.