Meetha Reetha Shahib


Reetha Shahib

Many Sikh and other piligrims visiting Reetha Shahib each year . Guru Nanak is said to have visited this place and have had spiritual discussions with Gorakhpanthi Jogis. The Gurudwara was constructed in 1960 at the confluence of Lodhiya and Ratiya rivers, near village Deyuri. There are trees of sweet Reetha ( Sapindus Emarginatus ) in the Gurudwara premises, adjoining it is the temple of Dhernath. Before the motor Road was build to Bhingrara, people use to come to this place on foot . A fair is held at the Gurudwara on Baisakhi Poornima .

One can visit Reetha Saheb or Meetha Reetha from Dhunaghat (on the Lohaghat -Devidhura Road ). Reetha Shahib is located at a distance of 72 Kms. from Champawat . Nearest rail head is Tanakpur around 173 Kms. from here.