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Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula is a Hindu temple in the Panchkula district of the Indian state of Haryana dedicated to the goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti. The temple complex is spread across 100 acres of the Shivalik foothills in the villages of Bilaspur, near Sector 13 (formerly Mani Majra) of Chandigarh, and Panchkula, 10 km from Chandi Mandir, another notable Devi shrine in the region, both just outside Chandigarh.

This is one of North India’s most important ‘Sakti temples. Thousands of devotees visit the temple from all over the country, and during the Navaratri fair, this number soars to millions every day for nine auspicious days.

Story/Legend Related To Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

According to popular belief, a cow used to arrive every day in the Shivalik Hills and offer milk at three adjoining stones placed there. It was then observed by native residents that there were 3 Holy Shilas that originated there which was found to be the forehead of Goddess Sati. Manimajra’s Maharaja Gopal Singh then patronised the construction of the present temple during 1811-1815.

Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

History of Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

The Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula was built between 1811 and 1815 during the reign of Maharaja Gopal Singh of Mani Majra. Patiala Temple is located 200 metres from the main temple, which was built in 1840 by Karam Singh, a Sikh from Maharaja Patiala at the time. This temple has been preserved in the state of Manimajra.

Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

The Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula was not taken into account (neglected) after the merger of Princely states in the state government’s Patronage PEPSU. The King of Manimajra appointed a priest to serve this temple, whose duties included serving the temple and worshipping the Goddess.

Architecture of Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

The Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula now has a marble idol of Goddess Mansa, but previously the entire sand formed the ‘Pindi’ that also included Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Laxmi. This Holy ‘and’ was the object of worship. The sparkling ornaments that adorn the Goddess idol make it even more charming and spiritually appealing. These ornaments are especially during festivals and pujas.

Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

The complex contains three temples: the main temple of Shri Mansa Devi, which was built between 1811 and 1815 by Maharaja Gopal Das Singh of Mani Majra, and the Patiala Shivalaya temple, which was built in 1840 by Patiala’s Maharaja Karam Singh. The Shiva temple has 38 panels of wall paintings, as well as floral designs painted on the ceiling and arches leading to the temple, which was painted by Aged in Vikram Samvat 1870 (813 CE), according to an inscription.

Mansa Devi
Patiala Temple

Facts about Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

  • Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana state in India.
  • The Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula complex is spread over 100 acres (0.40 km2) of the Shivalik foothills in the village of Bilaspur, near Mani Majra, and Panchkula.
  • Of the two temples present in the temple complex, the main temple is dedicated to Goddess Mansa. Devi Mansa is worshipped along with Devi Saraswati and Lakshmi in the sanctum sanctorum.
  • Every year two Navratra melas are organised in the month of Aswin and others in the month of Chaitra by the Shrine Board.
  • Mata Mansa Devi is a Shakti roop or form. It is strongly believed that Goddess Mansa, to whom this temple is dedicated, is a powerful Goddess who fulfils the wishes of devotees.
  • The best time to visit the temple is during the festival of Navratri when it is decorated with a brilliantly decorated and filled with devotional activities.

Famous Festivals In Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

Millions of people visit this temple every year to celebrate all of the festivals that are held here. Some major festivals held here are

  • Durga Puja. (Winter) – Devotees celebrate Navaratri at this temple in the month of Ashwin (Sep-Oct) as well as celebrate the triumph of the Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon (Mahishasura).
  • Navaratri. (Summer) – They celebrate other Navaratri in the fortnight of the Chaitra (March-April). Every nine days they worship Navadurga (nine Durgas).
  • Diwali – Diwali is one of the most admired and auspicious festivals in the town. A very famous Mela (fair) is conducted near the temple every year.
  • MahaShivratri – Mahashivratri, “The Great Night of Shiva” is the most significant event in India’s Hindu calendar.

How To reach Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula

By Air: The nearest airport is Chandigarh International Airport and the distance from the Airport to Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula is 31 KM

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Chandigarh Railway Station and the distance from the Station to Mansa Devi Temple Panchkula is 8 KM

By Raod: The nearest bus stand is Panchkula Bus Stand and the distance from the Bus Stand to the temple is 5 KM.

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Phone: 09306924609Call Now
Website: https://mansadevi.org.in/Visit the site
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