Chitai Temple, Almora

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Participate in the reverence of Lord Shiva in the form of Gaur Bhairav at Chitai Temple. Make your wishes true by asking the god for his grant with clear conscience. Worship the deity with pieces of white cloth, pagri, and white shawl. See the thousands of bells strung around the temple, as the god is said to be represented by them. Seek the divine intervention by writing your request and pinning the letter to the bells. Enjoy the eateries with their local cuisine menu, as well as tea and pakora. Beware of the monkeys and protect your possessions. Put Chitai Temple into our Almora road trip tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Almora.
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  • GOLU DEVTA CHITAI TEMPLE is on the way to Patal Bhubaneswar temple. Golu devta is considered to be the incarnation of Gaur Bhairav or Shiva is quite popular in this region, story of Golu Debata is som...  more »
  • This temple too is quite old and is located right on the highway. There are over 10000 bells tied in this temple and is really amazing. Worth a visit  more »
  • Yes this is a very unique temple. As the saying goes that whatever you wish for (Mannat) , write it on a paper in the form of a letter maybe and then tie it. Your wish will definitely get fulfilled. D...  more »
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  • Jai Golu Devta. One of old temple with high values. Its very famous Hindu Temple and people coming here from all over the India. You can hang a bell in temple for your wish. Also, you can leave a letter for Devta with your wishes.
  • Lord golu, who is famous for his fairness. people come here from thousands of kilometers with their pain and go from here with inner peace and satisfaction. if you come here you will see uncountable letters and bells.
  • Unique temple with an abundance of bells of all sizes tied all around as offering to the deity by the devotees Many pieces of paper hung as well with wishes and thank you notes Be mindful for the monkeys which are always ready to snatch the offerings from your pooja plate
  • The famous hilltop temple of Chitai is 6 kms from Almora. Lord Golla (Golu), to whom the temple is dedicated is a deified general of the Chand dynasty.
  • Chital Golu Devta temple, also known as Gwaljyu or Golju temple is a beautiful temple with lots of presented bells that indicates the faith of people towards it. Golu devta or Gwaljyu is a local deity considered as the deity of justice. People, even now, use to come here with their complaints written on papers as letters, even with stamp papers, to be solved. The bells here indicates here the cases solved by Gwail (ग्वेल) devta. I think this place is also registered in Guiness book of records for having the most number of bells. It is at a distance of 08 km from Almora. Jagwshwar temple is also near (22 km) from here.
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