Maya Devi Temple in Haridwar Uttarakhand

Here is Some Information about Maya Devi Temple in Haridwar Uttarakhand  India.




Location : Haridwar Uttarakhand India
Built in :11th century
Dedicated to : Goddes Maya Devi
Entry : Free
Photography : Allow
Visiting Time : 20 Min
Temple Timing : 6:30AM to 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 9:00PM
Nearest Railway Station : Haridwar
Nearest Airport : Delhi Airport


More Information about Maya Devi Temple Haridwar




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.

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.

History of Maya Devi Temple



Maya Devi temple carries a lot of significance in the mythological history of Haridwar. Goddess Maya is the Adhisthatri deity of Haridwar. Goddess Maya is a 3-headed and 4-armed deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Shakti . Previously Haridwar was known as Mayapuri. According to the religious beliefs, it is said that the naval and heart of Sati fell in the same place where the Maya Devi temple stands today. It is one of few ancient temples still standing in Haridwar, along with Narayani Shila temple and Bhairav Temple.


More Tourist Attraction in Haridwar

 

Bhram Kund
Gauri Shankar Temple
Sureshwari Temple
Neeleshwar Temple
Doodhadhari Barfani Temple 
Vaisho Devi Temple
Gorakasha Nath Temple and Gupma
Kangra Mandir(Temple)
Gita Bhawan
Bhiron-Akhara
Gurudwara Shri Guru Sing Sabha
Saptrishi Ashram(Sapt Sarovar)
Parmarath Ashram
Patanjali Yog Pith


How to Reach Maya Devi Temple Haridwar



By Air : The nearest airport to Maya Devi Temple is Dehradun and Delhi.

By Rail:  The nearest Railway Station to Maya Devi Temple is Haridwar and Rishikesh.

By Road : Haridwar is easily accessible from the major cities in India by bus as well. The distance between New Delhi and Haridwar is 215 kilometers. Since it is connected via the national highways, bus route is convenient to get there. Private transportations are also available from key cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Agra, Jaipur etc.



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