Itleshwar Mahadev Mandir is situated in Chouniya village in Almora district of Uttarakhand. This is a very old temple consisting of a large Shiv-Ling. The temple is located up the hill; a river flows below it. Some containers from the Mahabharta era have been discovered near the temple. A special gathering of people is observed on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. Many villagers of village chandpur and simlchora are shifted there.
Nearest airport is Dehra Dun Airport.
The nearest major railway station is Kathgodam Railway station.
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Almora. Bus services are available to reach Chouniya from Almora.
Chouniya, Almora District,
Pincode – 263653.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge515512
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm