Pokhu Devta Temple In Uttarkashi Uttarakhand


Pokhu Devta Temple is a famous temple situated in Netwad village of Uttarkashi. The Pokhu Devta is worshipped by the local's people as the god of justice. People who come in the hope of getting justice quickly in the Pokhu Devta temple have to strictly follow the rules of the temple. The people of the region, including the village, have inexhaustible faith towards this temple. They are considered to be the king of this region. It is said about the temple that the Pokhu Devta's mouth is in the paatal and the upper part of the waist is on the earth. It is said about Pokhu Devta Temple that, in ancient times, in the area, a monster named Kirimar used to terror, to protect the public, Duryodhana fought the war against him and fell the Beat the Kirimar monster in battle, Duryodhana cut her neck and threw him into the river Tons. The head of the Kirimar monster started flowing in the opposite direction instead of the flowing direction of the river and his head stopped in the confluence of Rupin and Supin river. When Duryodhana watched the head of the Kirimar monster halted, he established it in the same place and made her temple, which is now known as Pokhvir.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 181 km away from Uttarkashi.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Uttarkashi is Dehradun, which is about 144 km away from Uttarkashi.

By Road

Pokhu Devta Temple is located at a distance of about 60 km from Uttarkashi.

Best Time To Visit :-

The journey of Pokhu Devta Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

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