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Mahakalika Shaktipeeth

Mahakalika Shaktipeeth, established by Sankaracharya in the 8th century, is in Gangolihat - 80 km from Pithoragarh. Situated amid pine trees, this shrine is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The Goddess Kali is represented in her fierce form, conquering the demon. A large fair is held here on the eight day of Navratri. The famous Chamunda Devi Temple is nearby.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Pithoragarh
Location: Gangolihat    


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