Sui Mata Temple Chamba
Here in this article we are talking about the historical temple of district Chamba which is known as Sui Mata Temple. Chamba is basically famous for its beauty , cultural , traditions and temples. In this city almost thirty to forty temples are situated in different places. But we are talking about one of the oldest temples Sui Mata Temples which is located in the main city. When you once visited to this place then don't miss to gong this temple. Basically this temples is on Saho roads which is approximately three to four kilo meter from Chamba. This temples came existence into about 18th century. This temple is built by the raja in the memory of her daughter name Sui that's why this temple is so called Sui Mata Temple. This temple is on the top of the hill which is called Shah Darbar Hill. This is located on the above road side having stairs for gong to main part the temple which is having 200 stairs, after that you reached the main temple where a statue of the Queen Sui is placed. As it is situated on a hill so you can see whole of the Chamba city from this temple, so this is good place and one who want to see this city clearly then they can go there. Apart from it this temple is surrounded both side by temples on the left side of this temples Chondi temple which is approximately 500m from it and on the right side Mata Brijeshvar Devi temple is situated which is 200 m from it.
Behind this temple there is a big story of the daughter of the king of raja of Chamba during 18th century. During that time period this little city is facing a major problem of water, there is no drinking water people have to go for about 5 to 6 km to take water. So one night in the night the raja saw a dream that if I give a sacrifice of my daughter then the problem of water can be solved, so next day raja invited a meeting and he told all the things that what he had seen in night dream, by hearing this all people get shocked but at that time raja think that if this problem can be solved by giving sacrifice of my daughter then all right I do that. So after one month the daughter of raja which is Sui have to be sacrifice on the Shah Darbar Hill. So in her memory raja built a temple. And water is flowing in place called Rajnaun which is exactly below the temple.
So in all this is a good place for wondering and related to some past history. So nowadays people from different places visit this temples every year.