Uttarakhand: Lost 8th century
in Almora found again
There was once an 8th century Kutumbari temple, nestled on the verdant hills at Dwarahat in
If reports are to go by, the ruins of the temple were found by the
ASI in 2000.
Over time, the temple became part of the
and even doors of the local people
If we go by the survey that was conducted by the
Dehradun circle of the ASI
In January this year, ASI finally announced that it disappeared and included it in a list of
50 lost monuments across India.
Reportedly, the villagers have repurposed the
temple's architectural components
to build their homes.
ASI's superintendent archaeologist Manoj Kumar Saxena further added that the temple came under
ASI's protection on March 26, 1915
next survey in 1964
, there was very little physical evidence of the temple on the ground.
There is compound with
3-4 old badrinath
group of temples of katyuri kings of 11th century
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