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Chitai Golu Devta Temple

Chitai Golu Devta Temple – The God Of Justice – Almora – Uttarakhand

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The Gollu or Goljyu Devta, a manifestation of Lord Shiva in the shape of Gaur Bhairav, is the main diety of the Chitai Golu Devta Temple in Chitai Almora. Although there are many more temples in Almora, this one is the most well-known and revered. It is located on the Jageshwar Dham route in Uttarakhand, 8 kilometres from Almora.

Katarmal Sun Temple, Almora

Katarmal Sun Temple, Almora, Uttarakhand.

The Katarmal Sun Temple is a historically significant 12th century monument and an example of meticulous sculpturing. The sun’s first rays land directly on this Sun Temple. It is believed that the Katarmal Sun temple was built in 9th century by Katarmalla, a Katyuri Raja. ( In the early medieval period, Kumaon was ruled by …

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