नैना देवी मंदिर हिमाचल प्रदेश – Shri Naina Devi Temple , Bilaspur , Himachal Pradesh
Shri Naina Devi Ji is a standout amongst the most striking spots of love in Himachal Pradesh. Situated in Distt Bilaspur, it is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths where appendages of Sati fell on Earth. This heavenly place witnesses the enormous horde of pioneers and fans round the year and particularly amid Shravan Ashtami and in the Navratras of Chaitra and Ashwin.
Exceptional reasonable is composed amid Chaitra, Shravan and Ashwin Navrati, which draws in a great many guests from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and different corners of the nation.
Since time immemorial, people from all walks of life have been visiting this temple for a darshan of Maa Naina Devi (Mother Goddess).
They come with hope -chanting Jai Mata Di, and pray to get their wishes fulfilled
….and Mata Naina Devi blesses everyone who comes to this temple of Naina Devi.
As indicated by mythology, Devi Sati relinquished her life by bouncing into the Havan fire sorted out by Her dad King Daksheshwar. At the point when Lord Shiva was moving around the universe conveying the dead assortment of Devi Sati, then Lord Vishnu utilizing His Sudharshan Chakra cut the body into 51 sections out of which the eyes fell on this place.
Another story identified with this place is connected with a shepherd named Naina. When he had taken his steers for eating and there he saw a white dairy animals showering milk on a stone. He watched the same episode for next few days. Following few days, he saw Mother Goddess in his fantasies who let him know that the pindi is in truth Her venerated image. The kid portrayed the entire rate to King Bir Chand who confirmed his story and after that manufactured a temple devoted to Naina Devi at that place.
Naina Devi temple is otherwise called Mahishpeetha on the grounds that the Devi murdered the devil Mahishasura here at this place. As indicated by mythology, Mahishasura was an effective evil spirit who had got the aid to live for eternity. This shelter was given to him by Lord Brahma on the condition that he can be vanquished by an unmarried young lady.
Subsequent to getting the shelter, the devil Mahishasura began disturbing the earth and gods and everybody got into frenzy. At that point every one of the divinities consolidated their forces and made a Devi who could vanquish the evil presence Mahishasura. The divinities offered the Devi distinctive sorts of weapons. The evil presence got entranced with the excellence of the Devi and proposed Her to wed him. The Devi put the condition that in the event that he could crush Her in the war then She would wed him. Be that as it may, amid the war the Devi crushed the evil spirit and took out both his eyes.
Another story is identified with Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh ji. When He began His war against Mughals in 1765, then He played out a major Yagna there at Naina Devi temple and looked for the gifts of the Devi. In the wake of looking for the endowments, Guru Gobind Singh could crush the mughals effectively.
How to reach Naina Devi temple, Himachal Pradesh.
Temple of Shri Naina Devi Ji is situated on hill top in Bilaspur Distt. of Himachal Pradesh in India.
Nearest Airport is Chandigarh which is connected with New Delhi by Jet Airways and Indian Airlines Flights.
The distance of the shrine from Chandigarh is approx. 100 kms.
|*||The nearest airport is in Chandigarh and the distance from there is near about 100 km.|
|*||The nearest railway station is in Anandpur Sahib and the distance from there is near about 30 km.
|*||This famous temple is connected with National Highway No. 21.|
|*||Temple is about 350 km from Delhi and 100 km from Chandigarh. Frequent State Transport bus services are available from all important cities of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
|*||You can hire taxies from Anandpur Sahib and from Chandigarh to reach the temple. Temple is well constructed and come under Shrine Board. Distance from Kiratpur Sahib to shrine is 30 Kms of which 18 Kms is drive in the Hills. From Anandpur Sahib the distance is 20 Kms of which 8 Kms is drive in the hills.|
|*||Once you reach the bus stand of Naina Devi you will take Palkis to reach the destination. Most of the people will prefer pedestrians. In the past people used to trek from Kaulan Wala Toba near Anandpur Sahib to the shrine.|