झण्डेवाला देवी मन्दिर 

                            Jhandewalan Temple





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. 
jhandewalan mandir


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. The temple is another well known and regarded place of worship of the goddess. 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. 

Inside the Mandir 

There are a few doors to this huge temple with paths prompting the passageways, fixed with shops offering Puja (petition) things like Chunri (scarf), festoons and different offerings. Inside the 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 primary 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. 

Jhandewalan Mandir Delhi, झंडेवालान


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 hollow. 

The kindhearted 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 temple's otherworldly surroundings give true serenity and heart to the enthusiasts


By the inspiration of spiritual power Shri Badri Bhagat initiate a Mata temple on hill and also install a flag therefore called Jandewala Temple but actual name of the temple is श्री बद्री भगत झंडेवाला माता मंदिर (Shri Badri Bhagat Jhandewalan Mata Mandir), near Jhandewalan near the metro station. 

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.



Aarti Timings at Jhandewalan Mandir

AartiOfferingsTimings
Sum- merWinter
Morning Mangal AartiDry Meva5:30 A.M.6:00 A.M.
Shringaar AartiCheele,Chane,Milk,Cocunut-9:00 A.M.9:00 A.M.
Bhog AartiRice,Pulses,Roti12:00 P.M.12:00 P.M.
Evening AartiChane7:30 P.M.7:00 P.M.
Night AartiMilk10:00 P.M.9:30 P.M.

Prayers / Offerings

  • The temple remains open on Sunday,Tuesday and in the afternoon of Astami.

  • On every Astami of Shukla Paksha , there will be Jagran (prayers throughout night) starting at 10 P.M.

  • Everyday morning havana and kirtan (prayers) are carried out in the temple.

Goofa Wali Mataji is also the idol of Maa Jhandewali. This was found by Badri Bhagat and has a story attached to it. 

It is said that a priest in ancient times known as Badri Bhagat dreamed of Mata Jhandewali and in that dream he was told  by Mata rani about this idol. 

This temple is located on the ground level. There is also a mesmersing shiv mandir along side.

jhandewalan mandir images




When is the temple open for visitors?

Normally, the temple stays open two days a week – Tuesdays and Sundays. Apart from that, it stays open on the afternoons of Ashtami. On ashtamis of Shukla Paksha, jagrans (night time prayers) are organized. The prayers start at 10 PM at night. However, kirtan or prayers, and havana or yajnas are organized every morning at the temple. People are not allowed to click photos at the prayer hall.


It takes 1 minutes to travel from Jhandewalan Mandir to Jhandewalan Metro Station Gate No. 1. Approximate driving distance between Jhandewalan Mandir and Jhandewalan Metro Station Gate No. 1 is 1 kms or 0.6 miles or 0.5 nautical miles . Travel time refers to the time taken if the distance is covered by a car.

On the table above you can see driving distance in various units namely kilo metres, miles and nautical miles.

1 Mile is about 1609 metres. 1 Nautical Mile is exactly 1852 metres.



Distance between Jhandewalan Mandir and Jhandewalan Metro Station Gate No. 1 is 1 kms or 0.6 miles or 0.5 nautical miles

Origin:  Jhandewalan Mandir, Jhandewalan Devi Mandir Marg, Block E, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Destination : Jhandewalan Metro Station Gate No. 1, Link Road, Type 4, Block C, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Driving Distance 1 kms or 0.6 miles or 0.5 nautical miles

Driving Time:  1 minutes


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