Surkanda Devi Temple Dhanaulti

Surkanda Devi Temple kaddukhal situated to the small resort Hamlet dhanaulti in the village uniyal gaon of tehri district.sarkanda Mata Mandir around 24 kilometres from the Chamba and 40 kilometre 51Shakti peeth located all over the Indian subcontinent and this temple is one of 51 and it is dedicated to goddess surkanda a manifestation of the feminine divine. its location perched at an altitude around 3000 metres approximately 360-degree view of the surrounding region along with the snowy Himalayan peaks.

Surkanda Devi Temple Dhanaulti​

Mythology and Legend

The origins of Surkanda Mata Mandir tribute to goddess Lord Shiva wife sati who immolated herself in her father the great sacrifice when he embarrassed Shiva by not inviting the couple to the yajna. Enraged by the death of sati Shiva wanderer all over the reason and perform tandav dance of cosmic destruction. all gods feared but the heaven god’s requested Lord Vishnu to stop Shiva. then Lord Vishnu decided to destroy the purpose of sati and pieces of her body fell all over the reason throw the Sudarshana which are known as Shakti peeths.the Surkanda Devi Mandir stands tall where pragmatically Sati’s head fell.

Best Time to Visit

Surkanda Devi Temple situated the popular tourist attraction of Chamba in this temple visited by any worshipper at any time of the year since the weather remains comfortable throughout the year.but in my personal opinion, the best time to see the beauty of the temple is summer season because the temperature is not high cold.The Ganga Dusshera Festival is celebrated with immense zeal here.

There is a lot of accommodation option available near the temple I think it’s easy to find a place where you can feel relax and refresh yourself and there is a place like Chamba Mussoorie and Dehradun come to the different variety of luxury and budget hotel with all basic facilities and best in service and also best in class.
moreover, there is a lot of guest house and homestay available to as best place to stay at this location offering a congenial atmosphere.

How to Reach

There is a lot of travel facilities in Uttarakhand you can easily reach in this temple but if you are come by air the nearest airport is located 98 kilometres away from the temple and the airport name is jolly Grant airport and airport anyone can easily hire a taxi. if you come by road the temple is closest to kaddukhal on the dhanaulti Chamba from where you have to track your way 2 kilometres approximately reach the destination. and if you come by rail then Dehradun railway station is the nearest railhead to In this temple and you can easily come with taxis from Dehradun to the kaddukhal.


Surkanda Mata Mandir kaddukhal in dhanaulti in a village of real gaon of tehri district.