Sheetla Mata Temple is an historical temple devoted to the Mata Sheetla Devi, wife of Guru Dronacharya who changed into the trainer of the Pandavas and Kauravas in step with an Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is placed on Sheetla Mata Road in Gurugram in advance called Gurgaon, city of Gurugram district in the kingdom of Haryana in India. The shrine is very famous and is visited through massive range of human beings during Navaratras and different festivals. The Sheetla Mata temple is devoted to the wife of Guru Dronacharya, Kripi/Kirpai, additionally called Lalitha.
Kirpai, also called Lalita and later Mata Sheetla, used to stay in Keshopur village located within the close by Union Territory of Delhi. Dronacharya her husband used to go to her daily at Keshopur from his Gurugram ashram. She dedicated herself to look after the sick children, specially those stricken by the smallpox. People referred to as her Mata out of affection and admire. After her loss of life a temple turned into constructed in her honour by means of the villagers and she started out to be remembered as Mata Sitla or Mata Masani, i.e. 'the goddess of smallpox'.