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Temples

Yogmaya Temple, Jogmaya temple

New Delhi, New Delhi

Situated in Mehrauli, New Delhi, Yogmaya Temple also known as Jogmaya temple is a 5000 year old temple dedicated to Goddess Yogmaya, the sister of Krishna. It is believed that this temple is one of those 27 temples destroyed by Ghazni and later by Mamluks and it is the only surviving temple belonging to pre-sultanate period. The temple was reconstructed by Brahmin king Hemu and brought back the temple from ruins.

Legend

According to the legends, it is believed that Goddess Yogmaya is the sister of God Krishna. It was Goddess Yogmaya who was substituted for Krishna after the birth of Krishna. When Kansa attempted to kill Yogmaya, the baby vanished after predicting Kansa's death at the hands of her brother Krishna.

Architecture

Built in 1827, the temple is a simple but contemporary structure with an entrance hall and a sanctum sanctorum that houses the main Idol of Yogmaya made of black stone placed in a marble well of 2 ft width and 1 ft depth. The sanctum is 17 ft square with a flat roof over which a truncated shikara (tower) is built. The idol is covered in sequins and cloth. Two small pankhas (fans) of the same materials are seen suspended over the Idol from the roo...View more

Darsan Info

Timings : 04:30 AM - 08:30 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear neat and good clothes and avoid shorts for men

Culture

Delhi has always been a major attraction is terms of fairs and festivals observed in the city. Lohri, Holi and Diwali are the main festivals celebrated in the city. Chhat Puja, Durga Puja, Eid-ul-Fitr are some other festivals of Indian region celebrated with pomp and splendor in Delhi. Besides, Delhi is also influenced by the culture of its bordering states like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. Not only this, the famous monuments like the Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, etc add to the charm of the capital city.

Location and Contact

Khasra No. 1806, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030

099580 01780

BY RAIL:
Delhi is the headquarter of Northern Railway and is regarded as one of the major railway junction in the rail map of India. Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Terminal, New Delhi railway station and Sarai Rohilla are some of the major station from where people can find for several routes. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) provides metro services that connect several parts of the Delhi to the neighboring destinations like Gurgaon, Noida, and Ghaziabad.
BY AIR:
Located in the western corner of Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport connects various national as well as international destinations like flights from Bangalore to Delhi flight, Pune to Delhi, Chennai to Delhi, New York to Delhi, Dubai to Delhi and more. It is also regarded as one of the biggest airport of the country that provides world class facilities like shopping centers.
BY BUS:
Bus services are available from all parts of India.

Additional Info

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Temple Rituals

Morning pooja and arati starts from 05:30 AM onwards

Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Navaratri

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