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Gangolighat Mahakali Temple – Mahakali Mandir at Gangolighat in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Mahakali Temple at Gangolighat was established by Adi Shankaracharya. The mandir is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is located around 77 from Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Gangolighat Mahakali Temple is a Shaktipeetah.


The murti of Goddess Mahakali is a fierce one. She is shown as conquering a demon.

The shrine is small and settled amidst beautiful surroundings.

The fierce murti is offered animal sacrifice even today.

The temple is also closely associated with the Kumaun Regiment of the Indian army.

Another important shrine, a Chamunda Temple, is located around 2 km from the temple.

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