The Mansa Devi temple happens to be one of the
oldest holy places in the town of Haridwar
It is visited by tourists from all corners of the world. Dedicated to
goddess Mansa Devi, the temple occupies a wonderful position atop the
Bilwa Parvat. The temple is mostly popular for having wishes fulfilled.
It is said that pilgrims who pray to the goddess with a pure heart can
get their desires fulfilled by the blessings of goddess Mansa Devi.
There are various means of reaching the temple of Mansa Devi in
Haridwar. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are frequently available to get to
the temple. Or else, you can also avail of the cable care facility to
reach the temple. There's yet another way of reaching the temple. You
can enjoy an exciting trek of a few minutes to reach the temple's
Close to the Mansa Devi temple are located a number
of shops. These shops sell a variety of things which you can use as
offerings at the temple. Visitors can purchase incense sticks, garlands
and fruit to offer to goddess Mansa Devi, spouse of Nag Raja Vasuki.
While visiting the temple, you can never miss a visit to a holy tree
which lies close by. Pilgrims don't forget to tie threads around this
tree. It is said that tying threads around the tree can fulfill one's
wishes by the grace of goddess Mansa Devi. In addition to paying a visit
to the temple, visitors and pilgrims can also enjoy a heart-stirring
view of the entire Haridwar town from the top of the Bilwa Parvat.