Mata Surkanda Devi Temple - Shakti Peetha in Uttarakhand

Mata Surkanda Devi Temple is one of the Shakti Peetha in Uttarakhand, India. The temple, originally knows as Sirkhanda Mata Temple, is located on a hill and one reaches there after a steep 2 km trek, from village Kaddukhal, on the Dhanaulti - Chamba road. 

Mata Surkanda Devi Temple is situated near Kanatal, in Saklana Range, Uttarakhand. This is the place where Goddess Sati's head fell when Lord Shiva was carrying her body. 

Temple Facts:

Originally knows as Sirkhanda Mata Temple.
Ganga Dusshera festival is celebrated every year between May and June.
Covered with fog most of the time of the year.

The temple is around 34 km, 57 mins far from The Mall Rd Mussoorie and 113 km, 2 hours 10 mins far from Devaprayag, Uttarakhand, India. 

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