New Pictorial Postmark on Naina Devi Temple,Nainital

nayna devi templenainital postmarkPictures by-Abhyudaya Vajpeyi

The name “NAINA” which means eye is derived from a temple to the goddess ‘Naini Devi” built on the upper edge of the lake and was destoyed by the landslip of 1880.  It was subsequently replaced by the present structure. The word “Naina” means ‘Eyes’ and ‘Tal’ means ‘Lake’. The perimeter of the Naini Tal lake is of nearly 2 miles.

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