Anusuya Devi Temple, nestled in the serene Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, is a sacred abode dedicated to Goddess Anusuya, known for her unparalleled devotion and purity. Situated near Atri Muni Ashram in the picturesque town of Chaukhutia, this temple holds immense religious significance. Legend has it that Goddess Anusuya, renowned for her virtue and hospitality, turned the Hindu trinity—Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva—into infants at the behest of the divine wives, proving her devotion.
|Panch Kedar, Temple, Ashram
|12 Km From Gopeshwar
|Nearest Railway Station or Airport
|Rishikesh, 250kms/ Jolly Grant Airport, 270 kms
|Best time to visit Ukhimath
|May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Atri Muni Ashram
Atri Muni Ashram, positioned just 2 kilometers away from Anusuya Devi Temple, showcases a unique sacredness. This ashram, designed in the style of a cave temple, holds special significance as it is believed to be the sole place globally where devotees perform circumambulation around a river as a symbol of reverence. This act of encircling the river is a mark of devotion. The simplicity and sanctity of Atri Muni Ashram draw pilgrims and spiritual seekers, offering a distinctive experience amidst the tranquil surroundings. Visitors partake in this sacred tradition, embracing the spiritual ambiance and the deep-rooted cultural traditions of Uttarakhand
Trek to Anusuya Devi Temple
The temple is ensconced within a lush forest, accessible via a 12-kilometer trek from Gopeshwar town (starting at Mandal village). As you journey through this verdant path, a spectacular waterfall graces the route, adding to the visual spectacle.
How to Reach
The temple and ashram are located 12 kilometers from Gopeshwar town, accessible via a 5-kilometer trek from Mandal village. To embark on this spiritual voyage, travelers can reach Gopeshwar, which is approximately 17 kilometers from the temple.