India | Chandigarh

Basanti Devi Temple



Basanti Devi Temple is a hundred-year-old shrine located in Kailar village at Sector 24 in Chandigarh. Since the temple was consecrated on Vasant Panchami Festival, it came to be known as Basanti Devi Temple. Goddess Sheetla, an incarnation of Goddess Durga, is the main deity of this temple. The temple has some beautiful murals. The first Tuesday after Holi is an important day for offering prayers to the deity. The nearest airport and railway station are both in Chandigarh.


Updated on 16th August, 2014

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