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Mathi Temple, Chitkul

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The Mathi Temple is dedicated to goddess Shri Mathi, who is the local goddess of the people of Chitkul. The beautiful temple consists of the goddess made up of walnut wood and covered with clothes and decorated by a tuft of the tail of yak. The temple is said to be about 500 years old.

This temple has three shrines, the main one said to have been built by a resident of Garhwal.The goddess is on square ark made up of walnut wood and covered with clothes and decorated by a tuft of the tail of yak.Two poles called bayanga.Then that are inserted and the Goddess is carried out at times. According to a local legend, the Devi undertook a long and arduous journey before settled in Chitkul village. When Mathi Devi finally settled in Chitkul, the village found great prosperity and she continues to be worshipped with great fanfare. Every year lots of people visit this temple.

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Location:
Chitkul
Himachal Pradesh, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
11262 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
31.3516648°N, 78.4338051°E
Distance from Chitkul to Mathi Temple, Chitkul
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"Eindr├╝ckliche Kulisse rund um den Tempel."

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