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Apart from Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, there are many temples in Uttarakhand, where foreign devotees also reach not only the country. One such temple is Rajarajeshwari Siddha Peeth of Devalgarh. This temple is located 18 km from Srinagar Garhwal. The temple is open to devotees throughout the year. Here Gauradevi is worshiped.
According to Bhuvanchandra Uniyal, the bishop of Badrinath, the goddess mother fulfills the desires of wealth, splendor, happiness and prosperity of the devotees who come to Rajarajeshwari Siddhpeeth. It is believed that at this place Gauradevi did penance for public welfare. Rajarajeshwari is the Kuldevi of the king of Garhwal since ancient times. In 1512, King Ajaypal of Garhwal made Devalgarh the capital, changing from Chandpurgarhhi. After this, Ajaypal reached Devalgarh with a Sriyantra from Chandpurgarhhi and installed the Yantra in the temple here. Apart from this, Mahishmardini Yantra and Kameshwari Yantra have also been installed in the Rajarajeshwari temple.
Havan-yajna is offered to foreign devotees
Devotees of the Mother Goddess are not only in the country but also abroad On the demand of the devotees, the Bhavna or ashes of the Havana-Yajna are sent from the temple through the post office. There are many devotees of Mother Goddess abroad in countries like Saudi Arabia, Australia, London, America.
Important things related to the temple
Rajarajeshwari Temple is situated at a height. A fair is held here in April every year. This temple is hundreds of years old. The Garhwali architecture is seen in the temple.
Devotees like the natural environment around the temple. The temple remains open throughout the year. The number of devotees who come here during Navratri increases very much.
The closest airport to the temple is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. The distance of the temple from here is about 160 km. The distance from the nearest railway station Kotdwar to the temple is about 135 km. From here one can reach the temple by bus or car.