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Surkanda Devi

Famous For Various indiginious herbs, flowers and many beautiful birds of western himalayas are found in this place and neighbour.
Importance Their is a legend it that the head of Sati, wife of Shiva, fell at this spot where the temple of Surkhanda Devi stands when he was carrying it to Kailash after Sati had gave her life in yajna fires.where the temple of Surkhanda Devi stands.
Dedicated To Godess Sati

Festival Local fair on Ganga Dasahra

Address Kaddukhal


Location Western part of tahsil Tehri

Altitude 3030m

Religion Hindu

Best Time June

Accesibility It is about 8 km. from Dhanolti on the motor road running from Mussoorie to Chamba and is connected with Narendra Nagar which is about 61 km. and with Tehri which is about 41 km. by motor roads. To reach the temple one has to leave the Mussoorie-Chamba road at Kadu Khal and climb a steep ascent of about 1.5 km. on foot

Near By Cities Dehra Dun, Rishikesh, Chandrabadni, Pratapnagar and Chakrata,masoorie.

Other Places Masoorie,Dhanolti,Chamba

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