Friday, 20 December 2013

Naina Devi Temple Nainital India


Naina Devi temple in Nainital is placed on the northern shore of Naini lake. The presiding deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi represented by two Netras or eyes. Near by Naina Devi Temple are the deities of Mata Kali and Lord Ganesha. Nainital is whispered to be one of the 64 Shaktipeeths, where one of the body parts of Goddess Sati fell, when Lord Shiva carried her body. In Nainital, the (eyes)  naina of the Goddess are tacit to have fallen. The shrine of Naina Devi is a must visit for devout Hindus. and was reconstructed after being destroyed in the 1880 rout. One can also get an amazing view of the hill station, overlooking the lake, from the Naina Devi Temple Nainital.

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