Famous Durga Temples in India
India has many temples and those dedicated to Goddess Durga are innumerable and they are located across the country. Many Durga Temples are unique either because of the way the deity is worshipped, or because of the architecture or because of the legends surrounding the shrine.
List of Famous Durga Temples in India
Dakshineswar Kali Temple is most famous temple of Goddess Kali situated on the bank of Hooghly River in Dakshineswar near Kolkata,West Bengal.
Danteshwari Temple is situated in Dantewada town in the state of Chhattisgarh
Naina Devi temple situated in the Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.
Karni Mata temple is located in at Deshnoke, Rajasthan.
Kamakhya Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peeth temple situated on the hills of Nilachal in the Guwahati city of Assam.
Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas,located in the city Kolhapur in Maharashtra
Ambaji Mata Temple situated in Banaskantha district of Gujarat
Chakkulathukavu Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga, situated in Alappuzha District of Kerala State .The famous Chakkulathukavu Temple is one of the 108 Durga temples created by Lord Parasurama and one of the most popular temples in the state. Goddess Bhagawathi is popular deities in south india.
The famous Jwalamukhi Devi temple is situated in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. The one Jwalamukhi temple is among the 51 Shakti Peethas and also one of the most renowned temples of Goddess Durga in India. The Goddess is known as Jwala Ji, as always a set of flames burning off from the place.
Hadimba Devi Temple- Hadimba Temple or mostly called as the Dhungiri temple in Manali is one of the most important temples in the region. This Temple of four stories wooden is located in the middle of a forest called the Dhungiri Van Vihar.
The Vaishno Devi also known as Mata Rani is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, a manifestation of the Mother Goddess in Jammu and Kashmir. Maa Vaishno Devi is the
second most visited religious shrine in India and a Shakti Peeth.
Dhari Devi temple is situated on the banks of the Alaknanda river in Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand. Dhari Devi shrine is one of 108 shakti sthals in India,located near to Srinagar and Rudraprayag, one of the five prayag in India.
The Sheetla Devi temple in situated in the Dharamshala Mahantan village of Himachal Pradesh, sheetla Mata temple is dedicated to another from of Goddess Durga.
The Kanchipuram Kamakshi Amman temple is situated at nearly about 5 acres of land and has four entrances. The Temple was built in the 14th Century by the great Chola artisans.
Mata Mansa Devi Temple is dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi,one form of Shakti located in the Panchkula of Haryana. Mansa Devi is one of the prominent Shakti temples of North India and one of the popular hill top temple of Maa Durga.
The Mahamaya Devi Mandir which is located along the Bilaspur-Ambikapur State Highway is just 25 km from the Bilaspur town. This temple is of 12th century which has been built in the Nagara style of temple architecture.