Chandi Devi Temple is a Hindu temple worshiped all over Haridwar. The Temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi, located in the holy town of Haridwar, state of Uttarakhand, India. Neel Parvat is the top Eastern Summit of hill Sivalik in which the temple is situated. The southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas around the temple Chandi Devi was built in 1929. And it was built by Suchat Singh in his reign as the King of Kashmir when he had accessed the area to built. The temple’s main murti of Chandi Devi is said to have been installed in the 8th century and it was done by Adi Shankaracharya. It is one of the greatest priests of the Hindu religion to be believed. The Chandi Devi Temple is also known as Neel Parvat Teerth. And it is one of the Five Pilgrimages (Panch Tirth) located within Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
Chandi Devi Temple is one of the most famous temples in India. This place is known for giving great religious importance and the temple is also considered as one of the Shakti peethas of North India. The Temple is regioned as Siddh peetha which is believed to have powers to fulfill the wishes of devotees how to worship the goddess. It is believed that Goddess Chandika Devi rested for a short while on Neel Parvat by all the legends present. Because of the Goddess Chandi Devi had killed demon kings named Shumbh and Nishumbha. This temple was mainly constructed to welcome her back.
Nearest Transport to reach Chandi Devi Temple:
- Airport: Dehradun Airport which is 53 km away for the temple.
- Railway station: Haridwar Railway station which is 2 km away from the temple.