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Mahasu Devta Temple

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Mahasu Devta Temple (Mahasui: 𑚢𑚩𑚭𑚨𑚱 𑚛𑚲𑚦𑚙𑚭 𑚢𑚫𑚛𑚮𑚤, Hindi: महासू देवता मंदिर), is located on the Tuini-Mori road at Hanol, Dehradun district, Uttarakhand,India and was built in the 9th century. The temple is dedicated to Mahasu Devta. Lord Mahasu is the chief deity of this area and is worshipped in Mahasu Devta Temple by the people of Hanol and nearby villages of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh state of India. The temple was constructed in Kath-Kuni or Koti-Banal style of architecture[2] and is included in the Archaeological Survey of India's list of the ancient temple in the Dehradun circle, Uttarakhand.[3]

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Mahasu Deva Temple Front View- A beautiful composition of wood and stone architecture.

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Mahasu Devta Temple
महासू देवता मंदिर
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Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictDehradun district
DeityMahasu Devta
FestivalsBissu, Basant Panchami, Dewali, Paush ki Dhaal, Holi
Location
LocationHanol
StateUttarakhand
CountryIndia
Mahasu Devta Temple is located in Uttarakhand
Mahasu Devta Temple
Location in Uttarakhand
Geographic coordinates30.971004°N 77.927953°E / 30.971004; 77.927953
Architecture
TypeKath-Kuni architecture[1] also known as Koti-Banal architecture.
Elevation1,050 m (3,445 ft)
Website
www.jaimahasudeva.in www.asidehraduncircle.in/dehradun.html
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Mahasu Devta Temple is on the eastern bank of Tons River (Tamas) at Hanol village, near Chakrata, about 190 km from Dehradun, 156 km from Mussoorie and about 140 km from Shimla.