Kalyani Devi Temple is an ancient goddess temple located at Meerapur, just 3 km from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple is one among the 51 Shakti Peethas of Sati, located at the holy land where Ganga and Yamuna are merged. The main idol is Goddess Lalitha. It is about 1500 years old.
About The Temple
This temple is one of a kind concerning engineering. Constructional example of this temple has a wide likeness with the south Indian temples. Sabhasthal has been built in the Hoysaleshwara temple construction style. Mainstays of the temple have stone plates on upper segment to take heap of tremendous rooftop. Three towers have been made in this temple in layered example. In every tower more than 7 layers of stones are given and a focal point of gravity was made in every tower which is adequate to bear the enormous heap of temple. Limit divider is made of stones. Moldings have been done in the mass of Sabha sthala. Inside the temple, a superior cutting is likewise finished with figures showing the constructional points of interest of the temple.
Thousands of devotees visit this temple every year to have the blessings of the three holy idols. The two important festivals of this temple are Chaitra Navratri and Ashwin Navratri which used to commemorate in March and October respectively. Dussehra or Dasara Festival is also celebrated here with full gaiety and enthusiasm.
How To Reach Kalyani Devi Temple, Meerapur
Bamrauli airport of Allahabad is the nearest airport located at 15 kilometers from the city. Allahabad Junction is the major and nearest railway station. Road connectivity with neighbor cities is good.
Kalyani Devi Temple,
Meerapur, Allahabad District,
Uttar Pradesh, Pincode – 211003.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 5.00 AM to 11.00 PM on all days.