Jhandewala Devi Mandir

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    Location: Desh Bandhu Gupta Rd, Block E, Jhandewalan Extension, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: Approximately 2 hours

    The Jhandewala Devi Mandir is a Hindu Temple, dedicated to the goddess Aadi Sakti, it is near Karol Bagh, Delhi, India. This is the oldest and most famous Temple in the town. The idol of this temple is amazing. Besides, there are also some subsidiary temples of Shiva, as well as Kali, are there. So, if you are a Temple lover, do visit This temple. It will treat your eyes.


    People Spending time in Jhandewala Devi Mandir It is one of the attractions of the town. People from many places come to visit this temple. Actually, this temple is amazing. The main attraction of this temple is During these 9 days of Navaratri, this Temple has been decorated with world-class decoration. All kinds of necessary facilities are available during that festival. Mainly festivals are other attractions of this temple. These are the reasons behind people come here a lot


    There is a long story behind this place. During the 18th century, a famous cloth merchant who’s named Badri Das. He often walked to the Delhi Ridge of the Aravalli range, which was covered with flora and fauna. While digging near a waterfall, then a beautiful incident happened.  The idol of Jhandewali Mata and a stone lingam with carvings of Naga were found by the merchant (Badri Das). He (the merchant) built the temple on the spot. Since the hands of the idol were damaged during excavation, hands of silver were made after that the original statue was consecrated in the cavern basement which came to be called “Maa Gufa Wali” (The Mother Goddess of Cave).Historecal Places in Jhandewala Devi Mandir A new replica of the idol was situated on the ground floor which came to be called “Maa Jhande Wali” (The Mother Goddess of Flag).  A large prayer flag was installed by Badri Das, who came to be known as “Bhagat Badri”. Then the place came to be known as “Jhandewala” (“the place of the flag”). Therefore, there are subsidiary temples of Shiva as well as Kali. This beautiful temple is run by the “Badri Bhagat Jhandewalan Mandir Society, which is a nonprofit organization trust.

    Inside/Outside Views

    It is one of the oldest temple and most famous temples in the city. That’s why devotees come to visit this temple a lot. The structure of this temple is quite amazing. Besides it is neat and clean. A large number of cars sevaks involved with this temple. During Navratri, one can find these car sevaks in well-dressed uniforms near the Temple area. Shri Ganesh draw (gate) is used as an alternate entry during festival time and Also an entry gate for Lord Shiva temple near the main temple. If you are near this temple, do visit this temple and take blessings from ma Gufa wail. Visiting Temples, remove all your mental anxiety, and gives you mental peace.

    Opening Hours

    Opening time 6 am and closing time 9.30 pm.

    Entry & Others Fees

    It is free of cost.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Indira Gandhi International airport is the nearest airport to This place. It is an international airport so, you can take both domestic and international flights here. It is the easiest way to go.

    By Rail: New Delhi railway station is the nearest railway from here. It is the most comfortable way go.

    By Road: In Karol Bagh city bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a small bag Where you can carry all the essential things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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