Jwalpa Devi Temple is located in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, India. This temple is situated on the left bank of the Nayar River. This temple is located near the place called Pathisain on Pauri-Kotdwara route. The devotees who come here with the true heart, their wishes are fulfilled. As soon as you reach the temple premises, the mind and body get a different type of soothing feeling.
However there’s gathering of devotees throughout the year in this temple, but during the auspicious occasion of Navratri, thousands of devotees can be seen coming here to worship Jawlpa Devi.
Jwalpa Devi Temple History
It is believed that the daughter of demon Pamola had done penance at this place, on the bank of Nayar River to get Indra as her husband. Pleased with the penance of Sachi, Jagdatriya Shakti flame emerged and Sachi got a boon for fulfilling her desire.
This temple came to be known as “Siddha Peeth’ afterward. A continuous blaze has been lit in the temple since that time. A Dharamsala is also here for the travelers to rest, in the temple premises. Small shops are also present outside the temple where the Mala, Tabiz, and temple photos etc are found.
How to reach Jwalpa Devi Temple
How to reach Jwalpa Devi Temple by Road
Jwalpa temple is located 36 km from Pauri, 55 km from Lansdowne, 74 km from Kotdwara, and 19 km from Satpuli. From all these places, the temple can easily be reached by bus or taxi.
Direct taxi is available from Rispana taxi station from Dehradun to Kotdwara. After reaching Kotdwara, the traveler can reach Jawlpa Devi temple by hiring a taxi or can travel by GMOU bus.
How to Reach Jwalpa Devi Mandir By train
There is no railway line in Jwalpa Devi Mandir. The nearest railway station from this place is Kotdwara railway station which is located at a distance of 74 km from Jwalpa Devi Temple. After reaching Kotdwara the traveler can reach Jwalpa Devi Temple bus or taxi.
How to Reach Jwalpa Devi Mandir by air
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport from Jwalpa Devi, which is located at a distance of 147 kilometers. Taxies are easily available from the Jollygrant taxi stand. One can hire a taxi from Jollygrant airport to Jwalpa Devi Mandir.
Dehradun to Jwalpa Devi Temple
Dehradun to Rishikesh (48 km) – Rishikesh to Byasi (35 km) – Byasi to Devprayag (39 km) – Devprayag to Banghat (38 km) – Banghat to Satpuli to Pathisain (20 km) – Pathisain to Jwalpa Devi (4.6 km).
Kotdwara to Jwalpa Devi Mandir
Kotdwara to Gumkhal (35 km) – Gumkhal to Satpuli (21 km) – Satpuli to Pathisain to Jwalpa Devi (19 km).