Pithoragarh is a town in the Pithoragarh district and is part of the Soar Valley which is compared to Kashmir Valley. Pithoragarh shares a nickname “little Kashmir” and boasts of exceptional and gorgeous scenic charms. This place is beautifully surrounded by Chandak hill, Thal kedar, Kumdar and Dhwaj Hills. A gateway to the Himalayas from the north this place is a rest and recoup center of all pilgrims travelling to Kailash Mansarover Pilgrimage.
Kamaksha Temple is located about 7 km north-east of Pithorgarh, offers a view of the town below and is surrounded by beautiful peaks. This temple was built by Madan Sharma and his family. This temple is also known as Kamakhya Devi Temple.
Nearest airport is Naini Saini (Pithoragarh), 5 kms.
Buses and taxis are available from Kathgodam and Tanakpur, the two nearest railheads.
Pithoragarh is well connected by a motorable road. Pithoragarh is 503 km from Delhi, 330 km from Nainital, 212 km from Kathgodam, and 150 km from Tanakpur.
Pithoragarh, Pithoragarh district,
Pincode – 262520.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Trouble-free marital life
- Removal of physical ailments
- Cure from mental Problems
- Freedom from economic Problems
- Fearless disposition
Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Maatrirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaktirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaantirupena Sansthitah Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namo Namah
Meaning -Goddess Durga is omnipresent and a personification of the universal mother, who is omnipresent and who embodies power and energy. Oh great mother, who also embodies peace, I bow to you, mother, I bow to Durga and I bow to Shakti.
Ayi Giri Nandini Nandita Medini Vishva Vinodini Nandi Nute Giri Vara Vindhya Shiro Adhi Nivaasini Vissnnu Vilaasini Jissnnu Nute Bhagavati He Shiti Kannttha Kuttumbini Bhuri Kuttumbini Bhuri Krte Jaya Jaya He Mahissaasura Mardini Ramya Kapardini Shaila Sute
Meaning -I offer my salutations to the mountain's daughter, who fills the world with joy, who is praised by Nandi, who lives on Vindhya's summits, who gives joy to Her brother Lord Vishnu and who Lord Indra praises, Oh Goddess who is Lord Shiva's consort and who created abundance. The destroyer of the demon Mahishasura, the one with beautiful hair and the mountain's daughter, victory to you.
Madhu Kaittabha Vidhvamsi Vidhaatr Varade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi
Meaning -Oh Devi Durga, we salute you for destroying Madhu and Kaitabha and granting Lord Brahma the boon of protection. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.
Mahissaasura Nirnaashi Bhaktaanaam Sukhade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi
Meaning -We salute Goddess Durga who destroyed Mahishasura, the demon, who bestows a lot of happiness on Her devotees. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.
Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm