Poorna Giri Temple Tanakpur: At a height of 3000 metes.
above sea level, Purnagiri is nearly 60 Kms. from Nanakmatta Sahib. This is
temple at the top of a hill .Purnagiri temple is visited throughout the year by
devotees. One of the 108 Siddha Peeths, this Devi Temple is 21 kms from
Tanakpur, Tunyas is 17 kms and from there 3 km trek leads to Purnagiri Temple.
Tanakpur is linked by direct bus service with Lucknow, Delhi, Agra, Dehradun,
Kanpur and other Districts.
According to an ancient legend, Daksha Prajapati organised a
for which he invited everybody except Lord Shiva.Devi
Parvati on discovering that it was her father's trick to humiliate her husband immolated herself
in the sacrificial fire. While her husband carried her body, the places where
the parts of her body
fell were recognized as Shakti Peeth.The Shakti Peeth holds the prime position among Malikagiri, Kalikagiri, and
During Navratras, in the Chaitra month of the Indian calendar, devotees in large
come here to have their wishes fulfilled. After worshipping Mata Purnagiri,
people also pay
their tributes to her loyal devotee Bada Sidth Nath at Brahmadev and Mahendra
Nagar in Nepal.
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