A stream of water also comes out in the womb …
In Devbhoomi Uttarakhand, the glory of Gods is seen everywhere. Everywhere people see the miracles of God, people become eager to bow down to this land. At the same time, many such temples are also present here. Regardless of which, despite making a million efforts, science has failed to understand the reasons.
One such temple is located in Devbhoomi, 190 km from Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun and 156 km from Mussoorie. This Mahasu temple is located on the eastern spur of the Tons River in Hanol village near Chakrata. During the Jagada festival, the Mahasu Devta temple in Hanol is filled with faith for devas. During this period, devotees worship in thousands and pray for peace and happiness. In such a situation, today we are going to tell you many secrets related to this temple …
The most interesting fact in relation to this temple is that salt is presented to Rashtrapati Bhavan from Delhi every year. This temple, adorned in mixed style architecture, is very important in view of the folk tradition of Uttarakhand.
There are small stones along with the temple. Those who are very small in size, but picking them up is not a matter of everyone. It is also said that only the person who worships Mahasu with true mind can pick up these stones.
At the same time, devotees are not allowed in the sanctum sanctorum of Mahasu Devta’s temple. Only the priest of the temple can enter the temple. There is always a flame burning in this temple which has been burning for decades. A stream of water also comes out in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, but where it goes, where it comes out is unknown till date.
Actually ‘Mahasu Devta’ is the collective name of not one but four deities and in the local language Mahasu is a corruption of the word ‘Mahashiva’. The names of the four Mahasu brothers are Basik Mahasu, Pabasik Mahasu, Buthia Mahasu (Botha Mahasu) and Chalda Mahasu, which are the same forms of Lord Shiva.
There is worship till Himachal …
Mahasu god is worshiped in Uttarkashi of Uttarakhand, entire Jaunsar-Bawar region, Rwai pargana as well as Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur, Solan, Shimla, Bishahar and Jubbal. In these areas, Mahasu Devta is considered as the god of justice and the temple as a court. At present, devotees of Mahasu Devta seek justice in the temple which is fulfilled by them.
This temple was built in the 9th century. The temple is currently under the patronage of the Archaeological Survey Department (ASI). The Mahasu deity is the form of Lord Bholenath. It is also believed that Mahasu had won this temple of Hanol on any condition. The Mahasu god is Jaunsar Bawar, the Isht Dev of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Pandavas also came here…
Legend has it that the village of Mahasu Devta, built on the Tuni-Mori road, is named after the village of Huna Bhatt Brahmin. Earlier this place was known as Chakarpur. The Pandavas came here from the Laksh Griha (Palace of Lakh). The temple of Hanol is also known as a place of pilgrimage for the people.