Maya Devi Temple

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  • Address: Birla Ghat, Haridwar, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

This Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Maya. 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 is the place 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.

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.

  • Photography is allowed.
  • The peace and sanity of the religious place should be not disturbed.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.

  • By foot or by a cycle rickshaw.

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  • Maya Devi Temple Address: Birla Ghat, Haridwar, India
  • Maya Devi Temple Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Maya Devi Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Maya Devi Temple(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Maya Devi Temple: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Haridwar include Maya Devi Temple in their plan

  • 64.63% of people start their Maya Devi Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Maya Devi Temple

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

74.65% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Maya Devi Temple

People normally club together Kushavarta Ghat and Chandi Devi Temple while planning their visit to Maya Devi Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • It's an ancient and holy place to visit in haridwar not sure why this place is not maintained much due to which it feels slowly it's popularity is decreasing.

  • "The spiritual heart of Lumbini, Maya Devi Temple marks the spot where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in around 563BC. In the adjoining sacred garden you’ll find the pillar of Ashoka, ancient ruins of stupas, and maroon- and saffron-robed monks congregating under a sprawling Bodhi (pipal) tree decorated with prayer flags. Buy your entrance ticket 50m north of the gate to the Sacred Garden, and remove your shoes at the gate."

  • There is a very spiritual place where the mind gets great peace

  • Mandir has historical significance but it's placed in houses or dharmashala that doesn't appear like pleasant environment

  • Very spiritual place where all your sorrows and worries are ommited by darshan of maa maya this temple is dedicated to maa ambika who is the form or maa maha lakshmi and here known as maya devi with bhairo called as aanand bhairav Jai maa bhagvati.

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