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Temples in Kathua
Sprinkled with a number of temples Kathua is a religious site.
 
 Temples in KathuaKathua district is one of the 14 administrative districts that comprise the state of Jammu & Kashmir. With highly unpredictable terrain conditions, Kathua district is overpoweringly a Hindu region, evidence of the cluster of temples surrounded all around the region. Some of the important temples are as follows.

Airwan Temple, Airwan, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Built by King Vikramaditya, Airwan Temple is considered sacred to mortal beings even after their death.

Asha Purani Mandir, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Gigantic in terms of the idol and temple architecture, Asha Purani Mandir is dedicated to Goddess Durga.

Mata Balaji Sundri Temple, Shivalik Hills-Parole, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Armed with a curious legendary incident, Mata Balaji Sundri Temple has a stone installed as the chief deity.

Mata Sundrikote Temple, Shivalik Hills, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Placed at an elevated altitude, Mata Sundrikote Temple has an enshrined deity apparently to have been found under a Berry tree.

Sapt Sarovar Mandir, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Sapt Sarovar Mandir does charitable work in the form of educating the underprivileged, deriving its name from the Hindu mythological 'Saptarshi' (seven sages).

Shiv Temple, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Equipped with a singular architectural wonder, Shiv Temple draws tourists based on only this specific artwork.

Sukarala Mata Temple, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Sukarala Mata Temple is sanctified to a demonstration of Goddess Durga, believed to have existed from prehistorical times.

Chamunda Devi Temple, Basholi, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Committed to Chamunda Devi, the Chamunda Devi Temple worships the Goddess in the natural-rock formation.

Jodia Di Mata, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir: Navratri is considered the most-visited time, when devotees pour in to pay their respects to the Jodia Di Mata.

(Last Updated on : 12/04/2014)
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