temple with it's unique collection of brass bells of all sizes, gifted
to the temple by devotees since centuries.
The temple is characterized by the large number of bells hanging in
the premises. These bells are hung by the devotees as offerings making
a wish or in thanksgiving on the fulfillment of one’s wish. This is
an important religious attraction on tourist map. It is the most sacred
temple for the people of Almora and the neighboring villages. The
walls of the temple are covered with court stamp papers by those who
did not get justice in the court. Around the temple are hanging thousands
of bells, which have been donated by those people whose wishes have,
One such ritual is that devotees make petitions at the temple, using
stamp papers, to seek desired decree in litigations. On accomplishment
of their wish, the deity is shown gratitude by hanging bells or making
animal sacrifice. Sacrifices of goats are offered to the deity which
was, at one time, a sort-of law court, that decided several pleas
received from the distressed people of the region.