The city of Haridwar is seen as one of the most sacred religious places of Hindus. It is said that the holy land is visited by every god and goddess. The temples are present in each and every corner of the city and hence, it is also known as 'the temple city'.
MANSA DEVI temple located in the holy city of Haridwar, near Har Ki Puri is believed to be the holy abode of Manasa. The temple located between the mountains on the banks of river Ganga is mentioned in the Puranas. Haridwar's Mansa Devi is one of the important goddess of the Sidha-peeta. A form of Shakti, she is said to have emerged from the mind of the sage Kashyapa. The term Mansa means wish and it is believed that the goddess fulfils all the wishes of her devotees.
The temple located on the Neel mountains is popular with the name of Chandi Devi. This place has its own significance because it is a Sidha-peeta, according to puranas and all wishes will be fulfilled at this place, if you pray with a pure heart.
The Maya Devi temple is the most important Shakti-peeth among the 51 Shakti-peethas. Maya Devi is known as the 'adhistatri devi' of Haridwar. According to ancient scriptures, the heart and navel of Sati, Lord Shiva's wife fell at this place when latter was carrying her burnt body.
Devi Sureshwari temple is located near the Rajaji National Park and this temple is dedicated to goddess Durga; the devotees have to take a special permission from the forest officer to visit this temple, reported network1media.