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Pilgrimages of Uttarakhand - Champawat district

Baleshwar:

Baleshwar 76 km from Pithorgarh.

Temples:
Groups of temples dedicated to Baleshwar, Rathneshwar and Champawati Durga.

Lohaghat (1706 m):

Lohaghat 62 km from Pithorgarh.

Nature:
Bank of river Lohawati. Burans flower in summer.

Mayawati (1940 m):

Mayawati 9 km from Logaghat, 22 km from Champawat.

Temples:
Advaita Ashrama founded at the behest of Swami Vivekananda by Sevier disciples.

Pancheswar:

Pancheswar 40 km from Lohaghat.

Nature:
Confluence of rivers Kali and Saryu.

Temples:
Temple of Chaumu (Lord Shiva).
Chaumu is worshipped as protector of animals.
Uttarayani Mela during Makar Sankranti is celebrated here.

Purnagiri (3000 m):

Purnagiri 20 km from Tanakpur, 92 km from Champawat, 171 km from Pithorgarh.

Nature:
River Kali descends from Purnagiri to the plains and is known as Sharada.

Temples:
Temple of Devi Purnagiri.
The festival of Chaitra Navaratri is celebrated during Mar - Apr.

Ramak:

Ramak 75 km from Champawat.

Nature:
Many peaks and valley of flowers.

Temples:
The Temple of Aditya (Sun God) is famous here.
There are also Adi Mandir and Bhumia Mandir.

Reetha Sahib:

Reetha Sahib 166 km from Tanakpur.

Temples:
Gurudwara Reetha Sahib. Here Guru Nanak had an encounter with Nath yogis whom he tried to bring to the path of humanitarian service and remembrance of God's name.



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2. Pilgrimages by Deity:
Initial: Ganesha
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - Lakshmi - (Parvati - Shakambari)
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May there be Peace in the Sky,
May there be Peace in the Earth,
May there be Peace in the Water,
May there be Peace in the Plants,
May there be Peace in the Trees,
May there be Peace in the Gods in the various Worlds,
May there be Peace in Brahman,
May there be Peace in All,
May there be Peace Indeed within Peace,
Giving Me the Peace which Grows within Me,
Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.

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