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Kargl Bagh, Jhandewalan Devi Mandir Marg, Block E, Jhandewalan Extension, Jhandewalan, Delhi 110005.
Dedicated to
Aadi Shakti

Deity Posture

Architecture Style

Creator

Badri Das

Completed on

18th century

About Jhandewala Devi Mandir Temple, Delhi

The sanctuary of Mata Jhandewali is a popular sanctum for the Hindus. Individuals from all strolls from life are available to enter the premises and offer their love and worshipful feelings to the revered deities.  All day every day, the worshipers sing wonders of the goddess and serenade heavenly mantras to advance success, prosperity, and harmony. Situated on Jhandewalan Road on the way to Karol Bagh, Jhandewalan Mandir is devoted to Durga Devi. The sanctum was based on a similar spot where an enthusiastic lover called Badri Bhagat longed for an icon covered up under the ground. He quickly did the commands of the Goddess, and consequently, was
found a heavenly picture of the Great Goddess. The story behind the strange name of the sanctuary is identified with the act of guests offering banners to the god to get their desires satisfied. Rumors have spread far and wide suggesting that the name and Jhandewalan
was given to the altar during the rule of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The sanctuary gets a considerable number of fans during the Durga Puja celebration consistently. During both the Navratris also, a great festival is held in the place of worship to respect the goddess. The sanctuary is enhanced with dazzling blossoms and lights, and the gods are embellished with appealing attire and trimmings. It is given that the place of worship oozes harmony, force, and love on such promising days.

During the eighteenth century, a renowned fabric shipper named Badri Das regularly strolled to the Delhi Ridge of Aravalli range, which was covered with greenery. While burrowing almost a cascade, the symbol of Jhandewali Mata and a stone lingam with carvings of nāga were found by him. Das fabricated the sanctuary on the spot. Since the hands of the symbol were harmed during removal, hands of silver were made and the first sculpture was blessed in the sinkhole storm cellar which came to be classified " Maa
Gufa Wali" (The Mother Goddess of Cave). Another copy of the symbol was introduced on the ground floor which came to be classified " Maa Jhande Wali" (The Mother Goddess of Flag). Since an enormous supplication banner was introduced by Badri Das, who came to be known as " Bhagat Badri" the spot came to be known as " Jhandewala" (" the spot of the banner"). Inside the sanctuary compound, there are auxiliary sanctuaries of Shiva just as Kali. The sanctuary is controlled by the charitable association trust " Badri Bhagat Jhandewalan Mandir Society". During the eighteenth century, a renowned fabric shipper named Badri Das regularly strolled to the Delhi Ridge of Aravalli range, which was covered with greenery. While burrowing almost a cascade, the symbol of Jhandewali Mata and a stone lingam with carvings of nāga were found by him. Das fabricated the sanctuary on the spot. Since the hands of the symbol were harmed during removal, hands of silver were made and the first sculpture was blessed in the sinkhole storm cellar which came to be classified " Maa Gufa Wali" (The Mother Goddess of Cave). Another copy of the symbol was introduced on the ground floor which came to be classified " Maa Jhande Wali" (The Mother Goddess of Flag). Since an enormous supplication banner was introduced by Badri Das, who came to be known as " Bhagat Badri the spot came to be known as Jhandewala. Inside the sanctuary compound, there are auxiliary sanctuaries of Shiva just as Kali. The sanctuary is controlled by the charitable association trust " Badri Bhagat Jhandewalan Mandir Society.

Architecture of Jhandewala Devi Mandir Temple, Delhi

According to the topographical records, the sanctuary of Ma Jhandewalan was once arranged in a mountainous district. At the point when the site was unearthed according to divine order, the sanctum of the goddess plunged, and a sanctuary was built to house it. The first picture of the Goddess is as yet arranged at the sanctum sanctorum underneath the ground level. It is here that fundamental love is offered to god. The upper level of the place of worship, nonetheless, houses the icons of Mata Jhandewali alongside her indications Saraswati and
Kali. There are delightful sanctuaries of Shiva and
different deities in the sanctuary premises.

How to reach Jhandewala Devi Mandir Temple, Delhi?

By Train: Nearest railway station : New Delhi
By Bus: Jhandewalan ( 11.1 kms )
Others: Metro – Blue line

Jhandewala Devi Mandir Temple, Delhi Timings

The sanctuary priests play out the aarti of Jhandewali Mata around multiple times each and every day. Offerings of various sort of eatable things, for example, chana, dry fruits, rice, beats, wheat-bread, coconut, and milk are offered to the goddess at various hours for the duration of the day. With respect to the Jhandewalan Mandir timings, the sanctuary opens for the worshipers at 5.30 AM regular and the passage is limited to guests after 9.30 PM The sanctuary gateways stay open each Sunday, Tuesday, and in the early evening of Ashtami. Jagran is held on the multi-day of the waxing period of the moon each month.

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