Surrounded by the splendid green environment, Jvalpa Devi Temple is the place for great faith and devotion in Uttharakhand. A popular and famous place to visit near Pauri Gharwal, Jvalpa Devi temple is the located in between Satpuli and Pauri. In the ancient sacred Hindu texts this Temple is referred as Jvalpeshwari Dham on the bank of Nawaalika, (Nav balika Ganga), river under the Khedarkhand region.
About The Temple
Situated at the panorama of the hills near the river, Jvalpa Devi temple has the peaceful environment in its premises. This Temple was constructed by Late Dutta Ram Anthwal, father of Late Butha Ram Anthwal. Now, Anthwal Samiti and Jvalpa Devi Samiti take care of the temple. Anthwals are the pujaris (priests), here since the temple was constructed. They offer a special puja on the occasion of Navaratri.
Some small eateries and stalls selling Prasad are also present at the temple. An old traditional school is also running near the main temple. Marriages are also conducted at the temple at no cost. On the occasion of Navaratri and Janmashtami, a large fair is organised at Jvalpa Devi Temple.
About The Deity
The temple is dedicated to Devi Parvati (an incarnation of Durga) who is the Adhistatri Devi of the Himalayas. According to the legend daughter of Asur-raj Pulom prayed here to the goddess and pleased her to get Devaraj Indhra as husband. Devi Appeared in the form of Deeptiman Jvala, (Great Holy Fire). Since then this place is a Shakti-peeth.
Devotees from faraway place come here to pray Goddess Jvalpa. Legends believe that if pray with sacred heart, Goddess will fulfil all dreams of devotees.
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun(146 kms).
Nearest rail connectivity at Kotdvara Railway Station (75 kms)
Jvalpa Devi Temple is located at between Kotdvara and Pauri. One can reach her by hire taxi or bus from Kotdvara or Satpuli or Pauri.
Jvalpa Devi Temple,
Jvalpa, Pauri Gharwal,
Pin code – 246 176.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Trouble-free marital life
- Removal of physical ailments
- Cure from mental Problems
- Freedom from economic Problems
- Fearless disposition
Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Maatrirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaktirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaantirupena Sansthitah Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namo Namah
Meaning -Goddess Durga is omnipresent and a personification of the universal mother, who is omnipresent and who embodies power and energy. Oh great mother, who also embodies peace, I bow to you, mother, I bow to Durga and I bow to Shakti.
Ayi Giri Nandini Nandita Medini Vishva Vinodini Nandi Nute Giri Vara Vindhya Shiro Adhi Nivaasini Vissnnu Vilaasini Jissnnu Nute Bhagavati He Shiti Kannttha Kuttumbini Bhuri Kuttumbini Bhuri Krte Jaya Jaya He Mahissaasura Mardini Ramya Kapardini Shaila Sute
Meaning -I offer my salutations to the mountain's daughter, who fills the world with joy, who is praised by Nandi, who lives on Vindhya's summits, who gives joy to Her brother Lord Vishnu and who Lord Indra praises, Oh Goddess who is Lord Shiva's consort and who created abundance. The destroyer of the demon Mahishasura, the one with beautiful hair and the mountain's daughter, victory to you.
Madhu Kaittabha Vidhvamsi Vidhaatr Varade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi
Meaning -Oh Devi Durga, we salute you for destroying Madhu and Kaitabha and granting Lord Brahma the boon of protection. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.
Mahissaasura Nirnaashi Bhaktaanaam Sukhade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi
Meaning -We salute Goddess Durga who destroyed Mahishasura, the demon, who bestows a lot of happiness on Her devotees. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM