Mansa, the form of Shakti is said to have emerged from the mind of Shiva. Mythology regards her as the sister of the serpent Vasuki. She is believed to fulfil the wishes of her devotees. Not much is known about the temple though there are legends that describe that Sati devi's body part to have fallen here.
This Temple is part of famous Nava Shakthipeeth Yatra, Saptapuri Yatra, Haridwar Rishikesh Yatra and Maha Kumbh Mela.
The temple is built on a hill top. The hustling streets lined with small shops, takes one to the boarding point from where the cable car runs to the temple. The panoramic sight of Haridwar plains can be seen below. The temple has shrine for Mansa Devi as well as smaller shrines for Anjenya, Vinakay etc. The inner shrine has two deities installed, one with eight arms and the other one three headed with five arms. There is a tree on which the devotees tie red thread fro their wishes to be fulfilled.
Darsan Dresscode: Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire
Haridwar is famous for its many temples, religious occurrences and spirituality. It is one of the seven holiest places of Hindus and one of the four places where Kumbamela is conducted. During the Kumbh Mela, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganga.
Language Spoken: Hindi
Haridwar, UttarakhandContact Number : +91 9039799275
Haridwar is well connected to other parts of the country by rail and road. It is an hour's travel from Dehradun airport. From Haridwar, Mansa Devi temple can be reached either by an uphill trek or using the cablecar/ropeway
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The priests perform puja with the offerings bought by the devotees and give prasad. Regular pujas are also conducted in the Mansa Devi temple
Devotees tie a red thread to fulfil their wishes. It is believed that once the wishes are fulfilled they have to come back and untie the band.
Coconut, flowers, fruits
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