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Golu Devta Temple – Where Bells are Symbol of Faith

by Bhupendra Singh Kunwar
Sep 05, 2014

One of the most famous temples of Kumaon region is Golu Devta Chitai Temple, dedicated to Gollu or Goljyu Devta a Avtar of Lord Shiva who is an incarnation of Gaur Bhairav. Often referred as God of Justice, Golu Devta Temple is reputed for making wishes come true, provided the worshipper ask for it with a clear conscience. Stacks of letters are pinned all over the temple along with thousands of bells, by this means the worshipper asks for the blessings of Golu Devta.

Golu Devta Temple is located in Almora region, 8kms from the main Almora town and 4kms before the gates of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

About this video on Golu Devta Temple

This video is the part of “Unknown Kumaon”, a promotional film for a motorcycle tourism company – Hindustan Motorcycling.

Music by: Kevin Brownell
Riders: Vishal Bishnoi, S Suresh Kumar, Sofian Khan, Annie, Neha Bishnoi and Surbhit Kant Dixit
Created and Published By: Grzegorz Gill

Stills from the video

Know more about: Golu Devta, Almora

Bhupendra Singh Kunwar

Bhupendra Singh Kunwar

Founder, eUttaranchal.com

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