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Miscellaneous Temples and worshipping Places in British Garhwal

Miscellaneous Temples and worshipping Places in British Garhwal
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British Administration in Garhwal -194
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History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -214
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History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1047
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By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
There were varieties of working places and temples in British Garhwal other than Shakta, Shaivya and Vaishnava sect temples. The following present worshipping places were also there in British period-
There is old worshipping place Sati Savitri temple in Kaindul, Malla Dhangu, Pauri Garhwal and was in British time too.
There is Math a cremation Centre of Dalya in Jaspur, Malla Dhangu .
There is Gwill Temple the kuldevta of Kukreti in Jaspur, Malla Dhangu.
In Jaspur, Nagraja temple is quite old temple and now renovated.
Silsu temple is old temple of Karthi, Malla Dhangu.
Siddhon ka Kot: There were caves where siddha used to do tap in Siddhon ka Kot on manikut hills of Uadyapur Patti, Pauri Garhwal.
Ganesh Gufa- ganesh gufa is near Neelkanth Mahadev, Udaypur Patti.
Sati Math in Bhabhar- Sati math is there in Bhabhar , Pauri Garhwal near Kanwashram.
There are Math or Ashraams near Kanwashram too as Charakh ka danda .
Siddhbli or Hanuman temple is there in Kotdwara and was in British period too.
There are devgufa, pari Gufa, Brahmdhungi, Nath baba udyar etc worshipping places in Dudhatoli region .
There is Bridh Bharsar temple of 11 th century in Bharsar region, Pauri Garhwal.
famous Bhairav garhi a Bhairav temple is in Langurgarh.
Danda Nagraja temple is in Kafolsyun region. Silsu temple is in Slsu village of banelsyun, Pauri Garhwal.
There is Kandoliya Kshetrapal Temple above Pauri.
There is Nag Devta temple near Pauri on Bubakhal-Kandoliya raod.
Lakshman temples are there in Kot, Sitaunsyun, Pauri Garhwal and are of 11th century.
There is Gorakhnath Gufa in Shrinagar.
There is Satyanath Math of Gorkhanath sect in Devalgarh.
There is Som ka Manda in Devalgarh.
There are six caves related to Nath sects in Devalgarh.
There is Ashtavakra temple in Khirsu region of Pauri Garhwal.
There is Nagraja temple in Sumari village.
There is Naagraja temple in Ufalda village near Shrinagar of Pauri Garhwal,
There was surya temple in Kyark, Pauri Garhwal as an idol was found there.
There are following important temples in Adi Badri, Chmoli –
Ram lakshman, Janki Temple, Hanuman temple, Ganesh temple, Garud Temple, Satyanarayan temple, Kuber temple and Surya temple.
There is Nagnath temple in Pokhari, Chamoli.
Ghantakarn Temple is in Badginda of Urgam valley.
Banshinarayan temple is in Urgam valley.
There are temples as Dudhai dani, Devalaya of Bharki, Bhumyal, Jakh near Chopta region in Chamoli Garhwal.
There are Nrisingh, Timundiya, Hanuman temples in Joshimath.
There is hanuman temple in Auli.
There is Lakshman lokpal temple in Hemkund.
Agysthmuni temple is in Rudraprayag district.
Jakh temple is in Guptakashi.
Kartikey swami temple is on Pokhari-Rudraprayag road.

References
1-Shiv Prasad Dabral ‘Charan’, Uttarakhand ka Itihas, Part -7 Garhwal par British -Shasan, part -1, page- 343-456
2- Atkinson, Himalayan Districts Vol.2
3- Hema Uniyal, Kedarkhand

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Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India,bjkukreti@gmail.com 12/10/2017 History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -1048
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*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)

History of British Garhwal, History of Devalgarh Garhwal; History of Badhan Garhwal; History of Barasyun Garhwal; History of Chandpur Garhwal; History of Chaundkot Garhwal; History of Gangasalan Garhwal; History of Mallasalan Garhwal; History ofTallasaln Garhwal; History of Dashauli Garhwal; History of Nagpur Garhwal; Sociity in British Garhwal. History of British Garhwal, History of Social Structure and Religious Faith in Chamoli Garhwal, History of Social Structure and Religious Faith of Pauri Garhwal , Social and Culture History of Rudraprayag Garhwal

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