Devi temple is an Important temple of
Goddess Durga in India, Shila Devi is famous
idol of Durga the temple is located in Amber
fort. Maharaja Mansingh brought the statue
of the goddess Shila Mata from Jessore
“Bangladesh” in 1604.
It’s a reality The Goddess appeared in the
Maharaja's dream and ordered him to recover
her statue lying under sea near Jessore (now
in Bangladesh) and install it in a Temple.
The idol of goddess was recovered from sea
in the form of a Shila (Slab) and it was
brought to Amber Fort when cleaned and washed, the
present idol appeared. This is why the
goddess is named as Shila Mata. It took ten
years to build the temple. Shila Devi Temple
has ornately carved silver doors at its
On the nine-day Navratra festival the Shila
Devi temple has special prayers, which are
offered to this goddess. Thousands of people
from Jaipur and surrounding areas come here
to pay offerings to Shila Devi.
Especially on Navratris there is a very high
light decoration available.
Location: Amber Fort Fort, Amber Fort Built in the year: 1580 A.D., By -
Maharaja Sawai Mansingh God Worshipped: Goddess Shila Mata
Morning Time: 6.00 am to 12.00 pm
Evening Time: 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm