Mahasu Devta


Mahasu Devta

Duration :   1 Day
The Price :   1,699.00
Start Location:   Rishikesh, Dehradun
Age Range :   5+
Total Seats :  100/100
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Mahasu devta hanol uttarakhand

Altitude: 1429mtr
Area: Chakrata
District: Dehradun
‎State: Uttarakhand
Country: India

Mahasu Devta, Hanol, Uttarakhand is a Hindu temple situated in a tribal area of Jaunsar Bavar named Hanol(village). Situated in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India.
The temple is situated on the bank of river Tons. The architecture of the temple is of its kind or called civil style. According to an epic, there was a giant named kirmik, ‘kirmik’ was very cruel and was famous in the whole area for his cruelty to local people. When all were fed up with the cruelties of ‘kirmik’ then a Brahmin named hunabhat decided to ‘penance’ lord ‘Shiva’ and goddess ‘Shakti’. After getting happy through the penance of Brahmin hunabhat four brothers Mahasu originated in the village hanol. Mahasu killed the evil giant kirmik and save the people of Hanol and from that time the people of Hanol started worshipping the four brothers. Mahasu devtavHanol Uttarakhand.


1.Botha Mahasu, 2.Bashik Mahasu, 3.Pawasi Mahasu, and 4.Chalda Mahasu are the four brothers. Botha mahasu’s temple is at hanol he is known as the god of ‘justice’ and local people are always ready to accept the decisions of botha mahasu. According to archaeological survey of India, it is said that the temple of mahasu devta at hanol was built in the 9th to 10th century.


Mahasu devta Hanol Uttarakhand is worshipped by a local tribe of Jonsar Bawar. And worshipped by its devotees from all over India. Mahasu devta is known as the god of justice and it is believed that his decisions are accepted by the local rulers and tribes. The temple of Mahasu Devta was built in the 9th century in huna architectural style and at present, the temple is under an archaeological survey of India.


In ancient times shaant festival was organized in Mahasu Devta. This festival was five days long and it was like a fair in which thousands of people came to sacrifice their animals. gradually as time moved on the pratha of sacrificing animals was demolished and now a festival of three days was held in mahasu devta. According to local residents in ancient times females were not allowed on the premises of the temple but now everyone is allowed to visit the temple.

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2Mahasu Devta Temple

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The temple is situated at a distance of 95 km from Chakrata via Tuni. One can reach the temple by hiring a taxi from Dehradun. Dehradun railway station is the last railway station connecting to Hanol Mahasu at a distance of 180 km. The last airport is situated at Jollygrant Dehradun which is around 230 km from Mahasu Devta Hanol temple.


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