Hoshiarpur is renowned as the city of saints. It has a lot of ashrams and religious sites. The place is also known for its great history and mythological relevance. Among various renowned religious places, Kamahi Devi temple is the most admired. The temple is located in the district places of Hoshiarpur on famous Mukerian Talwar Road. It is found in the village of Beh Nangal, 11 km away from Jhir di khuhi.
About The Temple
Kamahi Devi temple is the temple of Goddess Kamakshi and it was incepted by Pandavas. Initially it was named as Kamakshi Devi temple but later called as Kamahi Devi temple due to local accent. Pandavas visited this region during their exile period of 12 years. There are many proofs of Pandavas in this place. In the recent excavation in nearby places, there are firm evidences found which proves that Pandavas had visited this place. Pandavas were of very religious instinct and during their stay in this region; to worship Goddess Durga they constructed this temple. They established idol of deity in the form of pindi which is as sacred as the idol of Maa Durga. It is strong believe that Kamahi Devi temple was established as a branch of Kamakhya temple situated in Kamrup, Assam. Devi Kamakhaya is the renowned Goddess across India and recognized as incarnation of Goddess Sati. People coming to arena of this temple experience divine spirituality of sacred ambiance and find peace of mind for themselves.
The Goddess has been worshiped daily by the Giri Pujaris who are engaged in this temple from generations. The samadhis of late priests were incepted in the temple premises along with newly constructed Shiv Mandir and Hanuman Temple. This corner of temple is also alluring for tourists. There is one sacred pond placed in the temple which is seemed as holy tank of Kamahi Devi temple. Water of tank is not maintained, so it is not in use for people due to contamination. The temple witnesses massive crowd around Navratras, held twice in a year. Devotees in huge numbers, irrespective of caste and creed turn out in at Kamahi Devi temple to pay their devotion.
Kamahi Devi is renowned for fulfilling wishes of devotees. People firmly believe that this pilgrim has special insight powers to accomplish the wishes of people who pray and worship goddess with immense purity and dedication. It is precisely famous as Siddhi Peeth in the region and witness huge flow of pilgrims. Especially, ladies turn out at kamahi Devi in huge numbers to offer prayers, wish husband of choice and long life of their spouse.
How to Reach Hoshiarpur
The closest airport to Hoshiarpur is Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar. Hoshiarpur is well-connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains. Buses are available from Hoshiarpur bus stand directly to this temple.
Kamahi Devi Temple,
Beh Nangal, Hoshiarpur District,
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.