Sukrala Mata temple is an old shrine in the Kathua District, dedicated to Sukrala Devi. It is believed that this shrine is the holy abode of Goddess Mal Devi, the reincarnation of Goddess Sharda Devi.This temple was built by Madho Singh, an exiled prince of Chamba. The temple is located on a hillock at an altitude of 3,500 ft above sea level.It is believed that the Goddess manifested herself in a stone slab in a seated posture on a brass lion with a silver mounted head. This temple is enshrined with the idol of Mahishasura Mardini, standing on the body of Mahishasur, a demon king.
Sukrala, Jammu and Kashmir 184204