Jhandewalan Mandir is an ancient Hindu temple. It was dedicated to Maa Aadi Shakti (avatar of the goddess Maa Durga). The temple is located on the Jhandewalan road on the way to Karol Bagh, Delhi, India. The name Jhandewalan was given during the reign of Shah Jahan, due to the prayer flags or "jhandas" that were offered.
The upper level of temple has the idol of Mata Jhandewali with the idol of Saraswati and Kali. There are Some of the idols of other gods also at the same level. On the ground level, the original idol of Jhandewali Mata is there where people perform Puja. There is also a fascinating mandir Shiv along with the execution of Shiv Puja in the adjacent area on the lower level itself.
Aadi Shakti Ma Jhandewali is the embodiment of the goddess Maa Durga. She represents the power of the Supreme Being who preserves the moral order and justice in creation. He turns red, holds several weapons and mounts his vehicle (the tiger), everything symbolizes his tremendous and unlimited power that he uses to protect virtue and destroy evil.
Jhandewalan was once located in a mountainous region. It is believed that once Badri Bhagat, one of the great devotees of the goddess Durga, dreamed of her and told her about the idol that was later built inside her.
Architecture of Temple
To have the divine experience of the darshan of Shri Aadi Shakti Maa Jhandewali, devotees can plan a visit to their famous temple, located in Delhi. The name Jhandewalan was given during the reign of Shah Jahan, due to the prayer flags or "Jhandas" that are offered. This ancient temple has an underground sanctuary, as well as one on the ground level. Thousands of devotees gather for darshan or blessing, including the rich and famous, especially during the Navratras in spring and autumn.
The upper level of temple has the divine idol of Mata Jhandewali. There are idols of some other gods also at the same level. At ground level, the original idol of Jhandewali Mata is there. There is a story attached to this idol. It is believed that Badri Bhagat, one of the great devotees of Matarani, dreamed of her and told her about this idol. From then on the temple was built in the same place.
There is a divine place to perform Shiv puja in the adjoining area on the lower level itself.The offering for the Goddess is easily available in stores near the temple.
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