Jhula Devi Temple is pristine temple of Ranikhet or it is also known as the Jhoola Devi Temple.
Location : Jhula Devi Temple is located just 7 km from the town of Ranikhet
Jhula Devi Temple is renowned temple of Ranikhet and in the 8th century this temple was built. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga, according to a mythology, the Jhula Devi Temple was built to seek Goddess Durga’s security from the wild animals that inhabited this place. A shepherd was advised by Goddess Durga in his dreams to excavate Her idol.People believed that Jhula Devi blesses the devotees for fulfilling their wishes.
Jhula Devi Temple is houses a cluster of holy bells tied to its walls that are known for granting wishes on being ringed. You can heard the melodious bells sound till a very long distance. Uttarakhand people, hold Jhula Devi in high veneration and believe that your wishes come true each time you tie a bell at the temple. At present time so many bells have now been hung up and clumped together in the interiors and exteriors of the temple
The temple surroundings are scenic and panoramic view of the distant mountains and peaks is enchanting scenery from here. This place also offers the opportunity to visit the Rama Temple, which is located in the vicinage.