Mahamaya Maa Bala Sundari Mandir, Sudhowala, Dehradun
The ' child form ' of Mata Vaishno Devi is called Maa Bala Sundari, Mahamaya Mata Bala Sundari is the infant form of Mata Vaishno Devi. One of the popular temples of Maa Bala Sundari is located in Sudhowala, Dehradun. This temple is situated amidst lush green dense forests, which is situated in the south-west direction at a distance of about 3.5 km from Sudhowala, Dehradun. The idols of other deities are also enshrined in the temple like Lord Shiva, Hanuman, Shri Radhe-Krishna etc. The actual Pindi form of Maa Bala Sundari in the temple is in the small old temple where devotees come to worship since time immemorial. Mata Bala Sundari is one of the three forms of Maa Vaishno Devi, the other two being Maa Lalita Devi, and Maa Tribhavini Devi.
Every year during Navratri, a huge function is organized by Maa Bala Sundari Seva Samiti, Sudhowala, on this occasion the devotees of the mother organize Kirtan, Jagran, worship of the mother or Bhandara. Various cultural programs are organized by Mata Bala Sundari Trust during the festival, in which the students of nearby Dolphin Institute, Dehradun present various programs, and also cooperate in different activities.
Maa Bala Sundari Mandir Timings
Maa Bala Sundari Temple opens daily early in the morning and closes in the late evening.
You can visit there at any time to have darshan and blessings of Maa Bala Sundari.
Best time to visit Maa Bala Sundari Mandir
Navratri and the annual festival of the temple would be the best time to witness the beauty of the temple and seek the blessings of the mother.
According to the seasons, the months of March and April are the best time.
How to reach Mahamaya Maa Bala Sundari Temple
Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand so it is very easy to reach Dehradun by railway, bus and plane. Maa Bala Sundari Mandir is located in Sudhowala, Dehradun which is about 11 to 12 km from Dehradun Bus Stand ISBT and Railway Station. You can get there by private auto, taxi or cab as per your choice. Mata Bala Sundari Temple is located at a distance of about 3 km from Sudhowala.