About The Jhoola Devi Temple
The Jhoola Devi Temple of Ranikhet is an ancient relic built
in the 8th century, located at 7 km from the town. The superior deity of this
temple is Goddess Durga and is a believed at this temple, that Jhoola Devi has
the powers to fulfil the longings of all her devotees.
The temple houses a clumps of holy bells tied to its walls that are known for granting wishes on being ringed. According to a mythology, this temple was built to seek Durga’s protection for the wild animals in the place. The statue of Goddess Durga is said to have been unearthed by a shepherd from a particular place after being guided so by the goddess herself in his dream. This temple is made on the same spot from where this idol was obtained.
Timings: Opened daily from 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM.