Mata Mansa Devi temple

General Knowledge

Mata Mansa Devi temple:

It is situated about 3 kilometers east of Mani majra (Chandigarh) in the village of Bilaspur. Maharaja Gopal Singh, the ruler of Mani majra constructed the present main temple of Shri Mansa Devi temple during the period of 1811-1815. In 1840, Sh. Karam Singh the then Maharaja of Patiala constructed the Patiala temple to commemorate his success in the battle against the Gurkhas. The main temple has 38 panels of wall paintings besides floral designs painted all over the ceilings.

The Navratra fairs are held twice a year in the month of chaitra (spring) and other in the month of Ashwin (winter). The shrine board makes adequate arrangements for the devotees who pay obeisance during these Navratra mela by providing them proper accommodation and medical facilities etc.