Chandi Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi (one of the shakti peeth) and is located in the holy city of Haridwar. Chandi Devi temple is located at the top of Neel Parvat. Chandi Devi Temple was built in 1929 by Suchat Singh. However, It is said that the main Idol/Murthi of Chandi Devi had been installed in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya. Goddess Chandi popularly known as the Chandika is the presiding deity of the temple.
As Per Mythology, Chandi Devi emanated from Devi Parvathy (Jagadamba) to kill cruel and wicked and negative forces, called Chanda and Munda and their masters, Sumbha and Nisumbha demons. So she represents courage, valour and victory! It is believed that she has the power to grant all wishes of devotees who come to her to seek her blessings.! This is a Siddha peetha (wish fulfilling place). The deity appeared on her own (swayambhu....self Manifestation) in the form of pillar (stambha), main deity is installed by Adi Sankaracharya in 8th century.
Climb 100 steps ahead to get to the Anjani Ma temple, devoted to Lord Hanuman's mother. The best way to get there is to buy a combo ticket for Rs 660 at Mansi Devi temple on the other side which allows acess to both temples via ropeways as well as transportation to and from. Chandi Devi Temple one of the three top attractions in Haridwar. During Festival and weekend, Chandi Devi Temple was highly crowded.
Chandi Devi Temple Just 2km away from Mansa Devi temple and about 4 kms from haridwar railway station
There are many attractions near the chandi devi includes Gauri shankar Temple, Kali temple, Neeleswar temple and Daksha Temple.
Chandi Devi Temple open at 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Aarti Timing is 5.30 AM