Hariyali Devi, Rudraprayag

Hariyali Devi is at an altitude of 1400 m on the way to Rudraprayag-Karanprayag, a route diverting from Nagrasu, leads to the Siddha Peeth of Hariyali Devi, 22 km away. It is 37 km from the main town of Rudraprayag. Surrounded by high peaks and thick forests, this place is situated at an altitude of 1400 m. The temple of Hariyali Devi has an ornate idol of the Goddess on a lion’s back. She is also popular by the name of Sitla Mata in Almora, Jageshwar and Srinagar. It becomes a home to festivity during Janmashtami and Deepawali, the idol of the goddess is carried in a palanquin to Hariyali Kantha, the main “Siddha peeth” of Hariyali Devi.

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