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Kuteti Devi Temple Mela in Uttar Kashi

Kuteti Devi Temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is located atop Hari Parbat in Uttarkashi. Kuteti Devi is a deity closely associated with the Maharaja of Kota in Rajasthan. Kuteti Devi Temple Mela 2024 date is May 1. The Mela is annually held on the Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Ashtami as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Legend has it that the daughter of a Maharaja of Kota was married to a boy in the village in Uttarkashi. The princess was unhappy as she was not able to worship Goddess Kuteti. The young couple prayed to the Goddess. She once appeared in the dream of them and said that she will be ever present in Uttarkashi. As her symbol, She told them that She will find three murtis of her in a field nearby.

The current temple is located at the exact spot where the murtis were found.

The annual fair attracts Goddess Shakti devotees from the region.

Kuteti Devi Temple is located about 2 km from Uttarkashi town center.