Maya Devi TempleCurrently Closed
- 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
Maya Devi Temple - Review
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.
Maya Devi Temple Information
- Photography is allowed.
- The peace and sanity of the religious place should be not disturbed.
- Modest dressing is recommended.
How To reach Maya Devi Temple by Public Transport
- By foot or by a cycle rickshaw.
Restaurants Near Maya Devi Temple
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- Dana Pani
- Prem Bhoj hotel
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Things to Know Before Visiting Maya Devi Temple
95% of people who visit Haridwar include Maya Devi Temple in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
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
74.65% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Maya Devi Temple
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Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar Reviews
Maya Devi Temple is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Maya in the divine city of Haridwar. One of the Shakti Peeths, the temple is beleived to be on the location where Sati'snavel fell. Haridwar was formerly known as Mayapuri in reference to this deity. Dating back to the 11th century, the temple is one of the three Siddh Peeth's along with Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi. Adhisthatri, a three-headed and four-armed deity, an incarnation of Shakti adorns the temple and is worshiped by revered pilgrims throughout the year. This temple is one of the three ancient temples of Haridwar along with Narayana-shila and Bhairava Temple. The inner sanctum consists of idols of goddesses - goddess Maya in the centre, Goddess Kali on the left, Kamakhya on the right. There are also two other forms of Shakti present in the inner sanctum
Very holi place jay maya devi
Most religious place where you forget everything except the Goddess Maa
Older name of Haridwar was MAYAPURI or MAYA which was taken from the name of this temple. If you are in Haridwar must visit here. Not crowded , near to bus stand and railway station.
Built in the 11th century, the Maya Devi temple is one of the oldest temples in India. The temple is dedicated to Hindu goddess Maya and is also one of the three Shaktipeeth located in the holy city of Haridwar. Goddess Maya is considered to be a form of Adi Shakti, who is believed to be the Goddess of divine power. Devotees of the Goddess visit in large numbers during Navratra and Kumbh Mela to take her blessings.