Kaila Devi Temple, Rajasthan

Kaila Devi temple in Karauli is a Hindu temple in Rajasthan, India. The Yaduvanshi clan of Karauli has a deep connection with this temple. Devotees from many northern states visit this temple. They put red flags and bhogprasad every day. BhagatJi's Jagran is the most attractive thing about this temple. Kaila Devi goddess is described in the 65th Adhyaya of Skanda Purana. She proclaimed that she will be called “Kaila” in kalyug period. And worshipping her will fulfill all wishes. Also, the deity is the same as the Yogmaya Devi who disappeared from the hands of Kansa. So, she belongs to the Yadav or the followers of Lord Krishna.

History tells that the idol of Kaila Devi reached this spot in a bullock cart by baba yogi from Nagarkot. The foundation stone of Kaila Devi temple dates back to 1723. Maharaja Gopal Singh Ji was the founder who established and completed this temple in 1730. He also improved the roads to this temple. A powerhouse was also built under his caretaking. A large Kund was built which was the first of its kind man-made sources of water. Other modern facilities were also added with time.

The Kaila Devi temple has a checkered marble floor. There are two statues, one of Kaila Devi and another of Chamunda Devi inside the temple. There is a “Bhairon” god idol in a small temple near it. The annual festival of 15 days is associated with Kaila Devi temple. More than 2,00,000 devotees visit here during this festival. It is prohibited to click photos and make videos inside the temple premises.

Timings

Kaila Devi Temple open at 07:00 AM to 06:30 PM

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