All about Shila Devi Temple Amer, Jaipur

Amer Shila Devi Temple

Shila Devi (Goddess of Amber) is another character of “Durga Maa,”. She was the inventor of the whole world, even though Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh also worshiped goddesses for the world’s stabilization.

As we know that Jaipur pink city is completely based on “Vastu Shastra” rules.

So here we are discussing “Shila Devi, who is also known as “Shila Mata” and “Kuldevi of Jaipur.”

Maharaja Sawai Mansingh made this temple in 1604.

shila devi
amber fort shila devi

According to our history sources, two proofs are available for stabilizing this temple. We will discuss its history.

So the important thing about this temple is that it is an important part of all festivals, and it is an attractive or impressive spot for “Navratri Pooja” two times a year.

These nine days of the most significant festival are joyful days of this temple.

Maharaja Sawai Man Singh was the founder of this statue of the goddess.

shila devi amer
shila devi Amer

Shila Devi Amer Temple History

Our ancient sources give two proofs regarding this temple which we present in the following:

  • Sign Of Victory
    In 1604, a high astrologer of that duration told Maharaja Sawai Mansingh that if he did worship this goddess, he would never fail in any battle.
    So after that, Mansingh did a battle with the West Bengal ruler and then married his beautiful daughter.

Then Bengal ruler gave this black statue of “Kali Maa” as a gift to Maharaja Sawai Man Singh.

shila devi in amber fort
shila devi in amber fort

Found In Sea
Some sources are saying that Maharaja Sawai Man Singh found this black stone in the sea. It was floating(as we know that stone typically never flows in water).

After when Maharaja Sawai Man Singh saw this surprising view, he decided to give shape into a stone as “Kaali Maa” and place it in his palace area.

The two reasons for the temple’s stabilization are as follows:

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Architecture Devi mandir

Not only the interior of this beautiful temple is entirely impressed with the ancient design but also some traditional paintings here are attractive.

The main gate of this temple is silver.
Here we are describing every part of this temple’s area.

Entrance Gate

 amer shila devi images
Amer shila devi images

At the front of the entrance is present a gate door covering all various characters of “Maa Durga.”

Nav Durga, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyani, Kalratri, Maha Gauri, and Siddhidatri designed the silver gate at one part of the door.

Ten great idol characters, Kali, Tara, Shodashi, Bhuvneshwari, Chhinnamasta, Tripura Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Baglamukhi, Sri Matangi, and Kamala Devi are also painted on the main gate in small sizes.

A giant size statue of God Ganesha was also painted on the main entry gate of the temple.

amber fort
amber fort

A musical instrument made of silver which is called “Dhol” or “Nagada,” is also situated here. It is mostly used in “Aarti Time.”

Amer Shila Devi History in Hindi /आमेर की शिला देवी का इतिहास

शिला देवी मंदिर आमेर के किले में स्थित है जो राजस्थान के जयपुर शहर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर का नाम शिला देवी उस पत्थर से लिया गया है, जिसे मंदिर में उपयोग किया जाता है। शिला देवी की स्थापना सवाई मान सिंह द्वितीय द्वारा की गई थी।

स्थानीय लोगों के अनुसार, शिला देवी जयपुर के कछवाहा राजपूत राजाओं की कुल देवी हैं। वे उनकी संतानों को सुरक्षा और समृद्धि की आशा से पूजा करते थे। महाराजा मान सिंह ने मंदिर को 1604 ईसा पूर्व से स्थानांतरित करवाया था।

शिला देवी मंदिर में देवी की मूर्ति लगी हुई है, जो काले पत्थर से बनी है। इस मंदिर में लक्ष्मी मेला लगता है जो बड़ी संख्या में लोगों को आकर्षित करता है। इस मेले में आधुनिक सामान, खाद्य पदार्थ, उत्पाद, ग्रामीण उत्पाद, गांव का बाजार, मशहूर जेवरात आदि की खरीदारी की जा सकती है।

Amer Shila Devi temple Jaipur timings:

  • Morning from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Evening from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Is Shila Devi Temple Jaipur open today?

Yes, it is open during Covid-19 unlock-down 2.0 during morning hours from 5 a.m. to 8. a.m.

You can see More Nearby places in Shila Devi Temple Jaipur
Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and Nahargarh Fort.

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