Mansa devi temple haridwar is temple of goddess mansa devi in the holy city haridwar of uttarakhand state of india.This temple is located on the top of the bilwa parwat the southernmost mountain chain of the himalyas sivalik hills.This temple is also know as the bilwa tirth as this temple fall into the category of the panch tirth within the haridwar.
The temple is known for the holy of mansa devi a form of the shakti.It is believed that the mansa devi emerged from the mind of lord shiva and mansa is sister of the naga vasuki.it is also believed that she is daughter of lord shiva in his human incarnate.
The term mansa means wish.If devotee is sincere than his/her wish will be fulfils.there is also one folk tale behind this .Mansa a common girl who is unaware about her complete truth from her parents.she decided to meet lord shiva and ask him about her truth after meeting with lord shiva clarify her truth from him.
After learning the truth she attained the powers of goddess of welfare for the world. Devotees of mansa devi for fulfilling their wishes tie threads to the branches of a tree located in temple. Once their desired fulfilled devotees are come back again and untie the thread from the tree and also offer coconuts,fruits to goddess mansa devi.
Mansa devi temple is siddh peeth of haridwar.There are three siddh peeth in the haridwar two beind chandi devi temple and maya devi temple third one is mansa devi temple.
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Mansa Devi temple Haridwar
Mansa Devi temple is considered as a must visit temple for the pilgrims going to haridwar.This enhances the holy tradition of haridwar.Mansa devi temple offeres the views of the ganga river and plains of the haridwar.To reach mansa devi temple there are two ways.you can reach this temple by using trekking route or you can use rope way service of mansa devi temple.
Rope way service is also know as the “mansa devi udankhatola”.it is used for transporting pilgrims to near by chandi devi temple.this rope way carriers the pilgrims from the lower station directly to the mans devi temple.The total length of the rope way is 540 meters and height is 178 meters.
Mansa Devi Temple Timing
|5 AM TO 9 PM|
except for lunch closings of 12 pm to 2 pm.