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Monday, April 20, 2015

Juyal being Priest of Bhuwaneshwari Temple (Bhauwan) Sitaunsyun

Garhwali Folk Tales, Fables, Traditional Stories, Community Narratives -102 
(Garhwali religious Folk Tale Literature, Garhwali Traditional Religious Story Literature)
  Compiled and Edited by: Bhishma Kukreti (Management Training Expert)

          (Based on Narration by Hema Uniyal, Kedarkhand, pages 134-136)
               Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun is one of Sidhpeeth and it is said that it is described in Kedarkhand, Skandhpuran.
             Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun is far away 17 Kilometer from Pauri, 42 KM from Devprayag.
            Juyal cast is now Priest of Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun.  Garhwal Kings offered as Nakot and other villages as donation for ritual management for Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun. Initially, Dobhal Faundar used to look after the ritual management of Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun. When a Dobhal priest died childless, Garhwal King appointed Bisht family instead of Dobhal Faundar for managing Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun rituals. Now, Bisht Thokdar had the responsibility for searching knowledgeable priest for Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun, ritual performances. Bisht Thokdar started searching capable and knowledgeable priest for Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun. Bisht went to Jubai village near Baijron. Jubai is near Baijron and it is believed that Vijay Nand Juyal was first person who established in Jubai in sixteenth century.
            At last, Bisht Thokdar searched a Brahmin who was knowledgeable and having character for being Priest of Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun.  The name of that Brahmin was Pundit Jogajit Juyal. Pundit Jogajit Juyal belonged to Jubai the original village of Juyal community.    
 From that period till date, Juyal are authorized priest of Bhuwaneshwari Sidhpeeth Temple in Bhauwan, Sitaunsyun.  Bisht offered land to Jogajit Juyal and that village was called  Bhauwan.     

Copyright @ Bhishma Kukreti 20/4//2015 for review and interpretation

                                 References

1-Bhishma Kukreti, 1984, Garhwal Ki Lok Kathayen, Binsar Prakashan, Lodhi Colony, Delhi 110003, 
2- Bhishma Kukreti 2003, Salan Biten Garhwali Lok Kathayen, Rant Raibar, Dehradun
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