Dhanachuli is a village positioned in Dhari Block of Nainital district in Uttarakhand. Located in rural area of Nainital district of Uttarakhand, it is one among the 46 villages of Dhari Block of Nainital district. As per the government records, the village number of Dhanachuli is 5254938. The village has 259 families.
According to Census 2011, Dhanachuli's population is 1506. Out of this, 786 are males whereas the females count 720 here. This village has 213 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 121 are boys and 92 are girls.
Dhanachuli affords distinctly visible 180 degree views of the majestic Himalayan range. The beauty of Dhanachuli is unpolluted and unaffected till date and accommodation options are growing here. It is believed that Lord Shiva killed a demon at this spot and he granted him salvation or mukti.
Situated behind the precipice of the well-known Mukteshwar Temple, Chauli ki Jali is a prominent tourist attraction to visit. The word Chauli stands for ‘rock’ and Jali literally means ‘hole’ and as per Hindu Mythology records, it is believed that this site has been a battleground of war between goddess and fiends.
There can be some evidences found here like an elephant’s trunk, imprints of swords and shield, which are actually said to be the witnesses of that battle.
This shrine is a popular religious temple devoted to the Golu Devta and is also endearingly referred to as the ‘Temple of bells’. It is said that the Golu Devta is an avatar of Lord Shiva. This temple is famed for its exclusive rituals like using stamp papers like litigations and presenting them here to make your wishes blessed by the central deity as Golu Devta is known as the Lord of Justice and several devotees revisit this place and present bells and animal sacrifices after their wishes are accomplished.
Literacy rate in Dhanachuli village is 71%. 1078 out of total 1506 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 79% as 622 males out of total 786 are educated while female literacy ratio is 63% as 456 out of total 720 females are literate in this Village.
“Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets”
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Dhanachuli village is 28%. Here 428 out of total 1506 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 20% as 164 males out of total 786 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 36% and 264 out of total 720 females are illiterate in this village.
“We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.”
Dhanachuli Bend's climate is classified as warm and temperate. The summers here have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Cwb. The average temperature in Dhanachuli Bend is 13.2 °C. The rainfall here averages 1419 mm.