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Mansa Devi Temple

Panchkula

14.6/5(11 Ratings)

Mansa Devi Temple Overview

Ranked 3 of 43 sightseeing in Panchkula

Mansa Devi Temple, located on the foothills of Shivalik Range, is an epitome of age old tradition of ‘Shakti’ worship in northern India. Symbol of Himalayan culture and faith, the temple is dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti. About 200 years old, the temple complex contains two temples. Out of the two temples, main temple is dedicated to Mansa.

Mansa is worshipped in the sanctum sanctorum both in the form of ‘pindi’ as well as in her anthropomorphic form executed on a marble. In the form of Pindi (Stone pebbles) of the sanctum sanctorum, the goddess is worshipped with Devi Saraswati and Lakshmi. Deity of the temple is beautifully adorned with crown and other ornaments. Main temple manifests a typical Mughal architecture, which is represented by domes and minarets.

Panchayatana pattern represents the architecture of the temple. Architecturally, the main shrine (Fifth shrine) that is located in the centre is surrounded at the four cardinal corners by four shrines. Every shrine depicts four minarets at four corners with a cupola on its top. Onion shaped, the domes stand on an elongated circulator drum. Miniature vaulted alcoves are present on the facade of the temple.

Main temple of Shri Mansa Devi was constructed by Maharaja Gopal Singh of Manimajra between 1811 and 1815.  At proximity to this temple lies the Patiala Temple. Constructed by Shri Karam Singh, the then Maharaja of Patiala, this temple dates back to 1840. One of the prominent Shakti temples of North India, temple of Shri Mansa Devi had the patronage of Manimajra State. After the merger of princely states with Pepsu the Patronage of State Government ended.

In the temple, Navratri festival is celebrated for all the nine days. During Chaitra and Ashvin months, Shardiya Navratra Mela is organised at the shrine complex. Two Navratra Melas are organised in the shrine every year. The two periods include month of Ashvin and the month of Chaitra, Spring Navratri.
 

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Website:
www.mansadevi.nic.in
Phone:
+91 172 255 6328
Email:
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Reviews and Ratings

Tanvi Sharma

Tanvi Sharma5.0/5

16 reviews

Nice Devi Temple

Chandigarh Mansa Devi temple is a very famous shrine located at Panchkula, which is about 8 kms away from the city. This holy Siddh Peeth is dedicated to Mata Mansa Devi. According to the Hindu mythology, the head of Devi Sati had fallen over here. Mansa Devi Temple near Chandigarh basically houses two temples.

Jyoti Goyal

Jyoti Goyal4.3/5

20 reviews

Must visit place for all categories of people

Mata Mansa Devi Ji mandir is located in Chandigarh. This place is a must visit for all categories of people. Langar is also offered to all the devotees throughout the day.

Dinesh Sharma

Dinesh Sharma5.0/5

1 review

Peaceful place

Mansa Devi Temple is very important and peaceful place to be visited let maa shower her blessings to all. This Temple is very famous in Northern India. I visited this Temple many time. Maa is always with all

Krishna Chandel

Krishna Chandel4.3/5

1 review

Great place for peace of mind

I have visited this fantastic temple several times in life. Everytime I visit here the crowd is unbelievable the lines are so long that it takes almost 2-3 hours to get inside the temple. The temple from inside is beautiful. It's a strong advice not to visit on holiday or weekends as on this day the line goes beyond imagination, prefer a working day rather than a holiday and don't even think about visiting in navratras as it will take whole day to get in temple. A verified tourist.

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Ajay Kaushik

Ajay Kaushik5.0/5

3 reviews

One of the best places for introspection

Being the one of the 51 sakti peeth across the country. It is one of those places where you get that mental peace and it is also one of the best places for introspection.

Amit Garg

Amit Garg3.9/5

59 reviews

Religious Place

This is a religious place, this is not a tourist spot as such. But you can visit this temple if you love to visit temples and religious place. You can find long queue there.

Vishal Sharma

Vishal Sharma5.0/5

9 reviews

Histroic & famous Temple

Maa Mansa devi temple is situated in hills of shivalik near to IT Park and Manimajra, it is 200 years old temple and famous temple in surrounded, people come here to get there wishes complete.

Sandeep Singla

Sandeep Singla5.0/5

4 reviews

It is convenient to reach

This is holy temple if I would have been resident of Panchkula I visited here every day; transportation is also available from Chandigarh and other part of Panchkula.

A S

A S3.6/5

451 reviews

Popular temple among tourists

Mansa Devi has a very steady set of devotees who come here once every year. It is on top of a hill therefore you can either take a cable car or a stair path to go up the temple. There is a whole market at the foot of the hill where you can find several shops which sells only the Prasad for the temple. People have very strong religious sentiments associated with this place. It is also considered as one of the shakti peeths. This is a must visit place in Panchkula, even if you are not religious do visit this place just see the faith of the people.

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