Devta Name/Local Name/Vedic Name Tara Patanti/ Devi Patanti
Type (Rishi, Nag, etc) Durga
Powering Divinity (Jogini) Devta Jungru, Thaan devta, Atharah pede, Yogniyan
Associated Devtas
Annual Fair (attended by which other deity) Birshu-Shravan-Shouri mela-Falgun Faguli, Jag
Devta Gautam Rishi’s presence is essential to start the
Birshu festival. It starts only when the deity reaches the
temple. Same is the case with Shayari fair.
Dussehra Participation/Place Kullu


Location Distance from Kullu Directions Stay Options
Padai 30 km Kullu-Bhuntar-Shat-
Forest Rest House


Located in Padei village. The Goddess goes to Kheer Ganga to take bath. She also travels to meet her brother Gumbal at Shaat village and Mangleshwar Mahadeo and Chamani Narayan. Goddess Chamunda of Dhara is her sister. Jangru and Jogni is also in the temple complex. In the original location of temple the idols of Mahishasurmardini and Ganpati are also there. The Rath has eight Mohras. This temple is also struck with lightening like Bijli Mahadev after a gap of several years. It happened in 2013 -14. Legend has it that a dumb herdsman noticed that one of his cows goes to a particular place and empties her udders there. On digging they found a pindi there, and the devi was known as Tara Bhatanti. The goddess had 305.12 bigha land which went to the tenants

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4.) Bhandari
5.) Kuthiala
6.) Ganthidaar
7.) Paalsara
8.) Kayath
9.) Banth
10.) Jathali
11.) Dhami
12.) Mohta
13.) Phoolahri
14.) Bausan/ Nagaari
15.) Karwal
16.) Jathera/Pogaldar
17.) Nashandar
18.) Naud
19.) Swangi
20.) Wari
21.) Badhei
22.) Sonar/Thathiaya
23.) Neehar
24.) Purohit
25.) Gayak
26.) Jamaani
27.) Bajantri

Devta Haariyan is the clan which follows the particular devta or devi – it can be a village or various villages or many parts of the district which follows the devta in functions, fair and festivals etc.

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