On the rims of the Naini Lake, stands the Naina Devi Temple, a famous Hindu pilgrimage web page in Nainital. According to the legends, Naina Devi temple got here into lifestyles whilst Lord Shiva changed into sporting the corpse of Sati, and her eyes fell to the ground in which the temple currently stands. The town, the lake, and the temple borrow its call Naina Devi temple.
Finding its ways from Kushan period, popularly referred to as Nanda or Naina Devi within the Kumaon vicinity, an historic temple is thought to have been constructed in fifteenth century AD, which might have been destroyed via a landslide. Later in 1842, the first Naina Devi idol become mounted through Moti Lal Shah. However, in 1880, the temple turned into absolutely ruined because of the landslide. Soon, the temple was rebuilt again in 1883 by means of locals.
Inside the temple, there may be a widespread courtyard, in the direction of its left is a sacred peepal tree and to the right is the temple wherein idols of Lord Ganesh and Hanuman are hooked up. The major front of the temple has lion statues published outside. Inside the principle sanctum, one can do darshan of three deities- Kali Devi on the extreme left, the centre representing two Netras or eyes is Maa Naina Devi and towards the proper is the idol of Lord Ganesh.