INDIA CROSSING THE RIVER GANGES Seller at Mansa Devi Temple. Mansa Devi is one of the most popular and most visited temples of Haridwar; Uttaranchal. The temple is dedicated to Mansa Devi; a form of Shakti (Power). Located at the top of Bilwa Parvat (Hill); Mansa Devi Temple can be reached by taking local buses; rickshaws or by hiring from Haridwar. In order to reach the hill-top; one can either go for trekking or for cable-car. Mansa Devi Temple is an ancient temple that attracts people from both far and near due to its significance. It is believed that the Goddess fulfills all the wishes of a sincere devotee. Actually; the term 'Mansa' is the altered form of word 'Mansha'; which means 'wish'. On the top of the hill; there are many shops where coconuts; fruits; marigold garlands and incense sticks are available. These things are offered to the Goddess.