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Chandika Devi Temple At Kothi In Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Chandika Devi temple is located at Kothi, around 5 kms from Reckong Peo, in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. This is one of the most powerful deities in Kinnaur region. The temple, popularly called, Devi Kothi is noted for its beautiful wood carvings and silver plated doors. Chandika Devi is a golden murti and she is seen defeating a demon.

The entrance of Chandika Devi temple is decorated with repousse work on several silver titles, showing geometric designs and supernatural beings.

The Chandika Devi temple has a separate enclosure for bhoots or demons.

Also near the temple is a shrine of Bhairon, as well as a small pond teeming with trout. One the banks of the pond are several ancient stone sculptures of gods and goddesses.