Shailani Mata Temple

Shailani Mata Mandir of Gomti Nagar Lucknow is very popular locally and visited by the local and nearby places devotees regularly. Sailani Mata Mandir of Gomti Nagar is actually a Lord Hanuman Ji temple where the main idol of Lord Hanuman Ji.

There are other gods idols also established in the temple like Maa Durga, Shanidev Ji, Lord Ganesh, etc. There is a small Lord Shiva Shivling temple also established inside the campus of Shailani Maa temple. The name of this Shivling temple is Shri Shaileshwer Mahadev.

Shailani Mata temple has sufficient space for religious activities inside the temple campus. During Hindu festivals like Mahashivratri, Hanuman Jayanti, Ramnavami, Shri Krishna Janmashtami, etc. there are very many devotees who come here to visit this temple.

During Dussehra, the temple committee organizes the Ramleela here and also fires the Rawan statue on Vijayadashmi. A huge crowd comes here during these festivals. During Bada Mangal in Lucknow Bhandara also organizes here.

Who is Shailani Mata?

Who is Shailani Mata

Shailani Mata is actually Goddess Maa Durga. There more than hundreds of names of Maa Durga. Goddess Durga Maa, Shailani name means who live in mountains. As per Hindu legends, Maa Durga lives in Trikut Mountain that is situated in the Katra, Jammu.

Shailani Mata is another name of Goddess Durga as it has the meaning ‘one who lives in the mountains.’ As Goddess Durga in the form of Parvati lives on Mount Kailash, she is also known as Shaila.

There are very few temples of Maa Durga with the name of Shailani Mata. One temple in Lucknow, one in Barabanki, and one in the Jalandhar district of India. Shailani Mata temple at Dulukhera, Barabanki is a more popular temple of Maa Shailani which is situated near the banks of Gomti River.

Shailani Mata Mandir History

Shailani Mata temple is about 40 years old and its renovation or improvement work is done with the help of local devotees and the temple committee.

Timing of Temple

Temple is opened daily for the devotees. Temple opens early morning and closes in late at night. The timing is given below.

  • Opening Time: 05:00 am
  • Closing Time: 10:00 pm

During the festival time, the temple opens early and closes at the night.

Facilities

Temple has sufficient facilities for the devotees and religious functions.

  • There are a washroom and drinking water facility.
  • It has also a Dharamshala for the common public.
  • Outside the temple small Prasad shop available.
  • Temple has sufficient space for organizing Bhandara, Ramleela type activities.

How to Reach Shailani Maa Mandir

The temple is situated just behind the Jugauli railway crossing. Peoples who come from Indira Nagar and go to Gomti Nagar who crosses the Jugauli railway crossing can see this temple easily.  The temple is situated in Vishwas Khand 3, Gomti Nagar near the Badi Jugauli village. To come here you can come via Gomti Nagar or Indira Nagar. It is only about 2 km far away from Lohia square in Gomti Nagar.

Address of Temple

Shailani Mata Mandir
3/353,
Vishwas Khand,
Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow,
Uttar Pradesh

TouristBug’s Recommendations

It is a local temple that is famous for local area people. We will not recommends that you came here just to visit this temple. But if you are living in the nearby area of this temple then you should visit this temple.

It is good for local peoples who want to feel spiritual here and get bless by Lord Hanuman, Maa Durga, and Shanidev Ji. 

Nearby Places to Visit

Lohia Park is the nearest tourist place to visit from the Shailani Mata Mandir. Lohiya Park is about just 2 km far away from this temple. Bhootnath temple is a famous temple that is situated 3 km far away from this temple. Lucknow has lots of tourist places to visit like Maa Chandrika Devi temple, Bada Imambara, etc.

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