Maya Devi Temple
Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Maya in the holy city of Haridwar of Uttarakhand state in India. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakti Peetha.
It is considered both a site which gives power to the devotees and fulfils their dreams. Goddess Maya is the Adhisthatri deity of Haridwar. She is a three-headed and four-armed deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Shakti. Haridwar was previously known as Mayapuri in reverence to this deity. The temple is a Siddh Peetha which are the places of worship where desires get fulfilled. It is one of three such Peethas located in Haridwar, the other two being Chandi Devi Temple and Mansa Devi Temple.
It is one of the three ancient temples of Haridwar which are still intact, the other two being Narayana-shila and Bhairava Temple. The inner shrine consists of murtis of goddesses Maya in the centre, Kali on the left, Kamakhya on the right.
The Temple is located in Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar and one can be reach in this temple by bus or auto. Haridwar Railway Station is the nearest railway station(1km) and Jolly grant Airport is (35Km) and Rishikesh is (30Km).
- Famous for: Religion, history, nature.
- Visiting time:Mon-Fri, 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
- Visit duration:Under an hour.
- Entrance fee: Free entry.
How To Reach Mansa Devi Temple
The temple is located in Har ki Pauri in Haridwar. and one can be reach in this temple by bus or auto. Haridwar Railway Station is the nearest railway station(1km) and Jolly grant Airport is (35Km) and Rishikesh is (30Km).
Best Time to Visit
Haridwar is pleasant most of the year, and the best few months are February, March, August, September, October. Summers aren’t as hot as the rest of India, but they definitely are hot with cooler nights. Monsoons are beautiful too.
Location Of Maya Devi Temple