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Shri Badri Bhagat Jhandewalan Temple Karol Bagh

The ancient Hindu Temple named Jhandewalan Temple is dedicated to Maa Aadi Shakti, an avatar of Goddess Durga. This temple lies on the way to Karol Bagh, Jhandewalan Road, India. This is one of the most respected and famous shrines of the goddess. Lakhs of devotees visit this temple throughout the year to seek the blessings of the deity. This name to the temple was kept during Shah Jahan’s reign as the prayer flags or ‘jhandas’ are offered.


As per records, this temple was once found to be located on a mountainous region. When this place was dug up, then the study of the goddess moved down and the temple was built on this place. The greatest devotee of Matarani, Badri Bhagat said that he dreamt of the deity and told other devotees about the idol. After this, the temple was built on this place. The original idol of Jhandewali Mata is placed on the ground level. It is a religious site for the Hindu’s and is flocked by many devotees the whole year. Irrespective of their caste and status, everyone can come to this temple and visit. Mantras are chanted day and night for the goddess.


Festivals are celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm at the Shri Basri Bhagat Jhandewalan Temple in Karol Bagh. On the occasion of Navratri and Durga Puja, a special Puja is organized where thousands of devotees can be seen seeking blessings of the deity. The temple during the festivals is decorated with beautiful flowers and lightings.

Visitor’s Information

  • This temple is located near Karol Bagh on the Jhandewalan Devi Mandir Marg.
  • The closest metro station is the Jhandewalan.
  • This temple is open all days for the devotees.
  • The entry fee to this temple is free for all.
  • Photography is not allowed inside the prayer hall.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit this temple is during the morning and evening aartis, i.e. the Jhandewali Mata’s aarti which is done four times in a day.


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