Sun Temple, Uttarakhand

Famous Sun Temple in Uttarakhand

The hot melting pot of desires hysterically burning with the urge to bless the denizens with life and befall wrath on the demons feeding inside, Surya the 'Solar Deity' in Hinduism is worshipped in Uttarakhand with great devotion. The Sun Temples in Uttarakhand dedicated to the Hindu God ‘Surya’ revered as the storehouse of inexhaustible power and radiance makes religious yearning possible.

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The Katarmal Surya Temple is a 9th-century temple built by Katarmalla, a Katyuri King, exhibiting the architectural style of the ancient artisans. This Hindu temple is perched at an elevation of 2,116 meters above sea level and is situated at a distance of 19 kms from Almora.

This Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) is also known as Badaditya (Baraditya) Temple.