Jhandewalan Temple is an old Hindu temple devoted to Maa Aadi Shakti (symbol of goddess Durga). The temple is situated on Jhandewalan Road while in transit to Karol Bagh, Delhi, India.
Jhandewalan Temple is another well known and regarded place of worship of the goddess durga. The temple gets countless consistently. The name Jhandewalan was given amid Shah Jahan’s rule, because of the petition banners or “jhandas” being advertised.
He couldn’t overlook this call of the Devi and sorted out a removal where she showed the nearness of the lost symbol. The burrowing uncovered remainders of an old Goddess temple, yet the removal work harmed the symbol they were searching for.
Despite the fact that he was disheartened by this occasion, he set upon with assurance and restored force, the development of a fabulous new temple at the very site.
The whole territory where the temple is arranged is presently known as Jhandewalan and lies near Karol Bagh. A monster 108 foot statue of Hanuman is additionally obvious when going through the Jhandewalan Metro Station.
This station is on the Blue Line of the Metro Rail system and is the best bother free method for transportation to achieve the venue.
A few centuries before our time, Badri Bhagat, an enthusiastic aficionado of the Mother Goddess while pondering on a slope, in a disengaged place, had this sudden vision.
The Goddess Adi Shakti symbolizing primal endless vitality and wellspring of all creation guided her enthusiast to uncover her old icon covered under the hillock.
Inside the Jhandewalan Temple
There are a few doors to this Jhandewalan Temple with paths prompting the passageways, fixed with shops offering Puja (petition) things like Chunri (scarf), festoons and different offerings.
Inside the Jhandewalan Temple, the air resonates with the steady droning of mantras devoted to the Goddess summoning her kindness, elegance and favors which she gives on all who precede her an immaculate heart.
You can have the First Darshan (visit) at 5.30 AM which begins with an Aarti (supplication) and later in the day, four more Aartis are held, the last at 10 PM.
The first icon however mostly broken and not considered fit to be adored is still open for open review at ground level, yet love is offered to the divinity introduced at a larger amount on an underground give in – like development. The sanctum sanctorum is like that of the well known Vaishno Devi Gufa.
The kind hearted Mother or Devi has an exceptionally tranquil expression, riding a fearsome lion and holding weapons in her different hands. Icons of different Gods are additionally situated on this raised level, aside from a lovely Shiv Mandir, which offers organization to the first Mother Idol close to the lower cavern development.
Numerous celebrations are praised in Jhandewalan Temple. On the event of Durga Puja and Navratra, an uncommon Puja is sorted out. The temple is enhanced with blooms and light. The Jhandewalan temple’s otherworldly surroundings give true serenity and heart to the enthusiasts
In 18th century this palace was part of Aravali hills series surrounded by greenery and forest. A famous Chandni Chowk cloth seller, Vaishno Bhakt Shri Badri Bhagat visits this palce daily for walk.