Kaila Devi Temple, Karauli, Rajasthan
|Date built:||1600 AD|
|Major festivals||Kaila Devi Annual Fair|
Keladevi, Rajasthan 322243
Kaila Devi Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the Kaila Devi Village of Karauli district, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Nearest cities is Karauli (23 km), Gangapur City (34 km), Hindaun City (58 km). The temple is located on the banks of the Kalisil River, a tributary of the Banas River in the hills of Aravali.
Legend / Local stories
The temple is dedicated to the tutelary deity, Goddess Kaila Devi, of the erstwhile princely Yaduvanshi rulers of the Karauli state. It is a marble structure with a large courtyard of a checkered floor. In one place are a number of red flags planted by devotees.
These Red flags existing in the Kaila devi mandir are placed by the devotees. Devotees used to put the bhog along with these flags there in kaila devi mandir on each day of the year. The Jagran by the bhagat ji is the most attractive thing here happens every night at 09:00 PM IST in the temple. Devotees used to come there by foot from different areas of Rajasthan,UP,MP and all over India in the month of Chaitra.
How to Reach:
For Kaila Devi the nearest airport is Jaipur Airport (170 km).
Kaila Devi is situated near the broad gauge Western Central Railway line on Delhi – Bombay route. Kaila Devi is well connected to Major railway station Gangapur city which in turn are connected to various parts of the country.
Connected by road to several major cities and towns. RSRTC operates Roadways Buses very frequently for Jaipur and Delhi. Buses for Hindaun City Bus Stand, Karauli, Gangapur City etc. are very frequent all over the day. RSRTC also operate some Gandhi Rath Buses (Semi Deluxe Bus) for Jaipur. Some of the major road distances are: Hindaun City (53 km), Jaipur (170 km), Bharatpur (90 km), Mathura (220 km), Agra (225 km), Delhi (325 km), Gangapur city (34 km) and Karauli (23 km).