Welcome to Shri Kalika Temple, DehraDun

Kalika Mandir in DehraDun is one of the lesser known sidhh peeths of Uttarakhand. It is a temple dedicated to Maa Durga, located at the heart of the city. The temple is located at a walking distance from Clock Tower in DehraDun, at a distance of less than one km.

The temple was founded by his holiness Baba Shri Sarvadas, a self realized Guru, in the year 1954. 

Location of Kalika Mandir:
Kalika Mandir is located on the road that leads to machhi bazaar (fish market) of DehraDun. The temple can be reach from Chakrata Road, near Bindal Bridge.

About Baba Sarvadas:
Baba Sarvadas, commonly called as Babaji, was born on Ganga Dushera of year 1941 in Pakistan. His childhood name was Bhushan. Since birth Baba had inclination for Ganga Snan (holy dip in river Ganga), Cow worship, Bhagwat Geeta. Baba migrated to India post partition of Pakistan. On 6th September 1954, Baba got initiation (deeksha) from his Guru – Shri Maha Mandleshwar. It was his guru, who gave the name of Sarvadas to Baba. Another Saint with name Sh Govind Nand bestowed Baba with degree of Bal Yogi.
Being a self realized soul, Baba has magnetic attraction. 

Famous For :

Kalika Mandir is famous for various social activities performed from time to time.  
Shri Kalika Temple, DehraDun is in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand.
Shri Kalika Temple, DehraDun is in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

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Festivals celebrated at the temple are: Jhanda Mahotsava, Geeta Jayanti, Kartik Purnima, Lohri, Diwali, Sharad Purnima, Guru Purnima, Hanuman Jayanti and any more.
There is a famous Annapurna, the mass feeding, happens in the temple campus. Thousands of poor and homeless people have food at Annapurna, at no cost.
Historically, in the pre independence era, there was a small durga temple amidst the dense forest. In that era, animal sacrifice was carried out here. The temple was completely destroyed due to some due to some mishappenings, only a small shila was left over. As the time progressed, DehraDun as a city evolved and deforestation happened. Baba Sarvadas, popularly known as Babaji, decided to restore this place in the year 1954.
There are multiple activities performed by Kalika Mandir Samiti, including: 1. Gau Seva – Once in two weeks, a team from mandir visits Gau Shala, to perform worship of cows. 2. Morning Hawan – Daily morning, hawan is performed in the auspicious presence of Babaji, followed by Prasad distribution. 3. Evening Geeta Paath – Every evening, Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta path (recitation) is performed in the Kalika Mandir campus.

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  • DehraDun Railway Station: 2km
  • ISBT DehraDun: 7km
  • Jolly Grant Airport: 30km

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