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Kalka Cave Temple

  • Description:

    The Kalka Devi Temple, Kalka Devi Cave Temple or Kalka Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples in Pakistan. It is situated inside a natural cave[1] in the Kalka hills in Aror, Sindh province, Pakistan.[2][3] The temple is known as the Asthan of Kalka Devi. It is visited by both Hindus and Muslims.[4] Hindus from India also visit.[5] The majority of devotees visiting the temple are Muslims.[6] This is one of the historic Hindu temples in Pakistan.[7] According to the legend, Goddess Kalka Devi appeared on this place on her way to the Hinglaj Mata temple. According to the caretaker of the temple, there are two tunnels in the Kalka Cave temple which connect to the Hinglaj Mata temple.[8]

    The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali. The word Kalka means power in Shashthi language. Devotees visit the temple on evening of the first Monday of every month. [9]

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# Public Domain
  • Source of Description: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cultural_heritage_sites_in_Sindh
  • Entry Fee: No
  • Arore near Rohri, Sukkur