Kumaon by Category
“Kumaon” –a region in the state of Uttarakhand is blessed with wide nature scenario and misty mountains. Kumaon is also the administrative region of Uttarakhand, commonly speaking language is Hindi and the native language of Kumaon is Kumaoni language. It is surrounded by Tibet on north, Nepal on east, Uttar Pradesh on south and Garhwal Region On west.
The region of Kumaon is bounded of Himalayan mountain ranges, with two sub mountains namely Terai and Bhabhar. A good amount of Kumaon region is deep forest which is fully under the control of Local forestry department. Majority of the peoples believe Hinduism in Kumaon Region. It is surprisingly to see that the ancient rocks, valleys, mountains in the Kumaon region are named some Hindu mythological gods or Goddess such as Shiva, Vaishnava Bholanath, Gangnath and Airy.
According to the researcher Atkinson, there are more than 250 Shiva temples and 35 Vaishnava temples are present in the Kumaon region in British times. The temples which are situated around Bageshwar, Binsar, Thalkedar, Rameshwar, Kot Ki Mai, Almora and Ganganath are worshipping Lord Shiva. Similarly the temples that located in the Almora, Nainital, Pumagiri, Devidhura and Gangolihat are worshipping the Shakti. The regions in the Lohaghat – Champawat are associated with Kunna Avatar and sun Gods. However the Region Kumaon is well famous for worshipping the lord Shiva, majorly because of the regions like Panchkedars and Kailash – Mansarovar. According to the Hindu mythological sages opinion, Kailash is the finest and purest place to worship the God Siva.
Kumaon is a region which is mainly dependable on the income from tourism. For exploring the scopes of tourism, the welfare organizations start a venture namely “Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam” which delivers the complete details about the Kumaon tourism, places to visit, Kumaon best hotels list, Kumaon tour packages, Kumaon pilgrim destinations etc. It is always feel to say that Kumaon is tourist spot that will gives you the magnificent Mother Nature experience