Yogmaya Temple (Jogmaya Temple) is located in heart of Mehrauli, New Delhi India. Yogmaya temple in Delhi is a “Shakti Peeth” dedicated to Goddess Yogmaya also called “Pure Goddess”.
History of Yogmaya Temple
Yogmaya temple is considered to be the temple of Lord Krishna’s sister Goddess Yogmaya who took the avatar of Vindyavasini. It is made of black stone and placed on white marble. It is said that it is among those 27 temples that were destroyed by Mahmud Ghazni and later reconstructed by Hindu king Samrat Vikramaditya Hemu. Yogmaya is considered an aspect of “Maya” – the illusionary power of God.
Yogmaya was that child who was exchanged by Vasudeva during the birth of Lord Krishna. Goddess Yogmaya was the baby girl who slipped from Kansa’s hand while he was kidnapping Devaki’s 8th child.
It is believed that the Yogmaya temple was built by Pandavas after Mahabharata.
Yogmaya Temple, Delhi – Timings
Yogmaya Temple Opening Time
Yogmaya Temple opens at: 5:00 am and remains open till 8:00 pm all days of the week.
Yogmaya Temple Aarti Time
Yogmaya Temple Aarti Time: 5:30 am
How to Reach Yogmaya Temple
The nearest metro to Yogmaya Temple is
- Malviya Nagar
Buses and cabs are easily available from New Delhi and nearby cities.
The nearest airport to Yogmaya Temple is Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The nearest railway station is Delhi Railway station which is just 10 km away.
Accommodations near Yogmaya Temple
There are a number of accommodations near Yogmaya Temple where you can have a stay and visit nearby tourist destinations.
- Bharat Sevashram Sangha
- Adhyatm Sadhna Kendra
- Birla Dharamshala
- Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Sevashram
- Jain Bhavan (Chandni Chowk)
- Shri Krishna Dhama
- Khandelwal Samaj Vikas Trust
- Sri Raman Vihari Gaudiya Math (Janakpuri)
- Deluxe Rooms (Near 2 km from Karol Bagh Market)
- Jain Bhavan (Shwetamber sthanakwasi)
- Shree Aggarwal Dharamshala
- Premium Rooms for stay ( 1 km from New Delhi Railway Station)
Festivals in Yogmaya Temple
- Kalki Devi Janmohatsav celebrated between July and August
- Khatri’s Kuldevi festival celebrated a day before Rakshabandhan
- ’Phoolwalon ki Sair.’ – important festivals celebrated only in this temple for 7 days