Durga Devi Temple In Kotdwar Uttarakhand


Durga Devi Temple is a popular temple located in Kotdwar of district Pauri Garhwal. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. This temple is situated inside a cave, which is considered to be one of the oldest Siddhapithas. The modern temple is situated near the road, but the ancient temple is situated in a 12-feet long cave a little below to the modern temple, in which a Shivaling is installed. There is a small cave near the main temple. In that cave for the darshan of Ma Durga, devotees have to go lay down. In this temple, of the Durga Mata is a statue emerged from the rocks and a flame is always burning inside. Local people also say that many times Ma Durga's vehicle come by to the "lion" temple and Goddess Durga used to return after darshan. An interesting story is also hidden in the construction of the Durga Devi Temple. It is said that the temple used to be very small in ancient times but there was an obstacle between road construction between Dugadda Kotdwar, then a grand temple was established by the contractor. People from far away, come to taking blessings of Goddess Durga.


How To Reach :-

By Air

 The nearest airport of Kotdwar is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 105 km from Kotdwar.

By Train

Kotdwar has its own railway station Kotdwar, which is connected to the major cities of Uttrakhand.

By Road

Durga Devi Temple is located at a distance of about 11 km from Kotdwar.

Best Time To Visit :-

The journey of Durga Devi Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains.

Durga Devi Temple In Kotdwar Uttarakhand Photos and Timings