Santala Devi templeSantala Devi Temple in Uttarakhand, India

The Santala Devi Temple is located about 15 kilometre from Dehradun.  The tourist can easily reach here by bus till Jaitunwala, from there, one has to go by any light vehicle till Punjabiwala and after that there is a 2 km trek up to the temple.
As per the mythology, there was a time when Devi Santla and her brother realized their inability of fighting with Mughal Army, they decided to hide their weapons and started praying to God.  Suddenly, a light flickered and they turned into the stone idols.  Later, a shrine was constructed and worshiped by a large number of devotees to take blessings from Devi Santhla and her brother.
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