Naina Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh
Naina Devi temple (1100 meters Above MSL) , one of the most important Shakti Peeths of India, is situated in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. It is believed that at this place both the eyes of devi sati had fallen on the earth. Raja Bir Chand got this temple constructed in the 8th century.
As the temple is situated on the hill top and it commands a grand view of the holy Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara on the one side and the Gobind Sagar reservoir of the Bhakra Dam on the other side.
The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati ( Durga). The Goddess Naina Devi is worshipped as a single self born pindi. There is another pindi of Ganesha and a third established by the Pandavas.
Devotees in great number visit this place during Navratras and on Ashtami (Eight Day ) of the month of Shravan.
In the earlier days, people used to trek the steep path of 1.25 kms to reach the temple at the hill-top. Now, the facility of cable car has been launched to make to journey easy and enjoyable.
Chandigarh Airport is the nearest airport 135 Kms from this place.
Kiratpur Sahib in Punjab is the nearest railhead.
Naina Devi Temple By Road
It is about 70 Km from Bilaspur, about 135 Km from Chandigarh and it is 15 km from Anandpur Sahib.
Climate at Naina Devi Temple
Situated in the hot temperature zone the climate of Bilaspur ranges from high temperature to sub tropical.
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