Sui Mata Temple Overview

Ranked 9 of 24 sightseeing in Chamba

Sui Mata Temple, a frequently visited Hindu pilgrim centre, is situated at the intersection of Chamunda Devi Temple and Brajeswari Temple. The temple is dedicated to the regional princess of Chamba, Sui, who sacrificed her life for the people of her kingdom. The temple depicts the story of Sui Mata in the form of colourful paintings.

In her memory, the fair is held annually, known as Sui Mata Ka Mela. During this fair, women and children offer homage to the Goddess by singing praises of the Rani.

Situated atop Shah Madar Hill, the shrine can be approached through steps from Saho Road through Chauntra Mohalla.
 

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During April a fair is conducted

A festival is held in April to commemorate the sacrifice of queen Chamba. The queen and her son had to be sacrificed to bring water. They celebrate four days of fair, on the last days the processes carried out from Vaughan to Sui Mata Temple.

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