Hatu Mata Temple

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हाटू माता मंदिर (Hatu Mata Temple) - Hatu Peak, Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh - 171213

Hatu Mata is believed to be the Devi(Goddess) of Narkanda region and Narkand Tribe as well. According to local belief the famous हाटू माता मंदिर (Hatu Mata Temple) is the mandir of Mandodari the wife of Ravna. Hatu Peak is the highest peak in the Shimla region and its 3400 metres(12000 feet) above the sea level. And on the top of this peak is the Temple of Hatu Mata.

People come in great number on the first Sunday of Jyeshtha(ज्येष्ठा) or June to pay ritual here. The Hatu temple architecture is Pagoda and inspired like Chinese Dragon effects. People comes with their wishes to temple ,it is a belive that asking with true heart will definitly get fulfilled something therefore called Manokamnapurn Mata.
The road to Hatu temple is bifurcated from Narkanda and its approx. 6 KM long very steep ascent and one of the dangerous drive or trek to reach the temple. Its full of Deodar and spruce trees and gives the much relaxed view to the devotees.

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Key Highlights

  • Temple Dedicated To Mandodari.
  • Yearly Mela Organized in Jyeshtha Month.
  • Near By Pandavs Agyatwaas Place.

Yearly Jyeshtha Mela 2018

First Sunday of Jyeshtha
Local Cultural Mela event is organized every year on first Sunday of Jeth(June) month and thousands of Himachali devotees come on this day to pay rituals to temple.


Sunrise - Sunset
Event / Festival
Jyeshtha Mela, Navratri | Read Also: दिवाली - Diwali
Main Hall: Maa Hatu
Basic Services
Prasad, Drinking Water, Langar, Bhandara, Sitting Benches
Organized By
Hatu Mata Trust Board, Narkanda
How to Reach
Road: Shimla-Kufri-Narkanda Highway(NH 5) >> Narkanda To Hatu Peak (7 KM) by car with steep ascent, by trek
Mandir Architecture
Hatu Peak, Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh - 171213
No (It's not ethical to capture photograph inside the temple when someone engaged in worship! Please also follow temple`s Rules and Tips.)
31.242478°N, 77.500314°E

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आरती: श्री हनुमान जी

मनोजवं मारुत तुल्यवेगं, जितेन्द्रियं,बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् ॥
वातात्मजं वानरयुथ मुख्यं, श्रीरामदुतं शरणम प्रपद्धे ॥

आरती: माँ लक्ष्मीजी

ॐ जय लक्ष्मी माता, मैया जय लक्ष्मी माता।
तुमको निसदिन सेवत, हर विष्णु विधाता॥

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जय काली माता, मा जय महा काली माँ।
रतबीजा वध कारिणी माता।
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