Manasa Devi Haridwar, History, Timings, Pooja details
Manasa Devi Haridwar History
This temple is located on top of Bilwa Parvat. This temple was constructed by Kashmir King Suchat Singh in 1929 AD. The main deity was consecrated by Adi Sankaracharya in 8th Century AD. This one of the Four Devi Temples. The other three temples are Chandi Devi temple, Anjani Devi temple and Maya Devi temple. This is one of the Sakthi Peetas across India Subcontinent. The main deity is worshipped in the form of a Pindi (Head form).
It is believed that Sage Kashyap created the Goddess from his mind. Hence the name Manasa Devi.
This Temple can be reached by the walk-thru steps path or by Cable Car. The ropeway length is 540 m taking to a height of 180 m.
Dress Code: Any decent outfit.
How to reach Manasa Devi Haridwar?
- The nearest airport is at Dehradun which is 53 km away. This Temple can be reached by Bus or Train or Cab.
- The nearest railway station is at Haridwar which is 2 Km away from the Ganga Temple.
- The direct bus is available from Delhi, Dehradun and other major cities nearby.
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