Pilgrimage Tour

Mahasu Devta Temple in Hanol, Uttarakhand

Situated in the Tuini-Mori road in the Hanol, the Mahasu Devta Temple is located in the Uttarakhand state of India. Built-in the 9th century, the prime deity here as the name suggests in Mahasu Devta. Currently, it is looked after by the Archeological Survey of India, Mahasu Devta is also referred to as the “Lord Of Justice”. Residing on the banks of the Tamas River, this temple is 190 kilometres from the famous town of Dehradun.

Architecturally, this temple is often looked upon as the prime example of the perfect blend of stone and wooden building. It is commonly believed that Lord Mahasu fulfils all wishes of his devotees in return of a certain number of goats that are set free to roam the premises of this temple post prayers.

Mahasu Devta Temple is Famous For

Amongst the gods and goddess, Mahasu Devta is considered to be a supreme leader and is known for exercising religious dispensation of people. Locals believe that visiting this temple can grant instant justice to the guilty, and many matters are settled using the LotaPani adjuration. Water is filled in a metallic goblet in the name of Lord Mahasu by a neutral person, amongst the two people, one who is wrong suffers from this drinking water.

Festivals/Events Celebrated at Mahasu Devta Temple in Uttarakhand

  • The Jagara of Lord Mahasu is an important occasion celebrated at this temple. It is believed that god appeared from the ground on this day.
  • Besides, the Mahasu Devta fair is an important religious gathering for local tribes.
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