Temples in Chandigarh
In Chandigarh and tri-city many temples can be visited in almost every sector. Some of the temples are very famous and have significance according to Hindu mythology.
Chandi Devi Temple
The temple of Mata Chandi is approximately 15 km from Chandigarh. The city of Chandigarh derives its name from a temple Chandi Mandir in the vicinity of the site selected for the city (deity Chandi the Goddess of Power) and a fort or garh beyond the temple called Chandigarh.
Jayanti Devi Temple
This temple is 13 km from Chandigarh Bus Stand. Actualy ancient temple of Jayanti Devi is situated in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh but the Pindi of Devi was brought from that temple.This beautiful temple is situated on the bank of Jayanti river surrounded by Shivalik hills.
Ancient Shiv Temple of Saketri
The temple at Saketri is an ancient historical Shiv temple, just 5 km from Mansa Devi Temple and about 20 km from Chandigarh bus and thousand of devotees throng this temple on the sacred day of Shivratri for pooja and to get blessings of Lord Shiva.
Mansa Devi Temple
The temple of mansa Devi is about 15 km from Chandigarh bus stand and situated in the state of Haryana. Devotees from all over the country visits this temple for blessings of goddess Mansa Devi. There are two temples new and old. The new temple was built by the Maharaja of Patiala.