Pilgrimage Tour

Maya Devi Temple in Haridwar, Uttarakhand

Maya Devi Temple in Haridwar is an ancient temple known as one of the shakti peethas in India. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Adhisthatri. Maya Devi Temple is beckoned by interesting history. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell here. Goddess Maya - the Adhisthatri deity worshipped in the temple is a three-headed and four-armed Goddess who is believed to be an incarnation of Shakti. It is in reverence to this deity Haridwar was known as Mayapuri. Devotees believe that here all their wishes and desires could be fulfilled.

Maya Devi temple traces its history back to the 11th century. Devotees from all over the country flock to Haridwar to visit the shrine. Maya Devi, Narayana-shila and Bhairava Temple are the most ancient temples in Haridwar. The inner shrine consists of Murtis of goddesses Maya in the centre, Kali on the left, Kamakhya on the right. There are also two other goddesses that are forms of Shakti, present in the inner shrine.

Maya Devi Temple is Famous For

Maya Devi Temple is revered as a Shakti Peeth in India. The temple completes the trio along with Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple. So when you are on a Haridwar pilgrimage tour, you cannot miss visiting this highly significant shrine

Festivals/Events Celebrated at Maya Devi Temple in Uttarakhand

Navratri festival is celebrated with grandeur here. During Kumbh Fair and Navratri festival, Maya Devi Temple is flonged by lakhs of pilgrims

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