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Chintapurani Devi

“Yaa Devi sarva bhuteshu Chinmastika rupane sanssthitha ”
“Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei Namo Namah”


Location of Chintapurani Temple:

In Chintapurani village of Una district, Himachal Prades

Built by:

Bhakat Mai Das

Dedicated to:

Goddess Chintpurni / Chhinnamastika (Mahavidya)


One of the 52 Shakti Peethas

How to reach:

One can easily reach Chintapurani Temple by taking regular Buses or by hiring Taxis from anywhere in Himachal

Chintpurani Devi is very very famous among the 9 divine places of devi {Goddess}.Chintapurani Devi is regarded as the Goddess who takes away all the worries of her devotees. The term 'Chhinnamastika' suggests 'without(Chinn in Sanskrit ) the head (mastak). Here, the Goddess is depicted without her head in the form of a pindi (phallic) Devotees come to this temple with a perpetual faith that the Goddess would bless them and fulfill all their wishes. It is said that nobody goes empty handed from the shrine of Goddess Chintpurni / Chhinnamastika

As per one legend, at the time of self-sacrifice, part of Sati's feet fell at this place and subsequently, a temple was built. Since, the temple is associated with the legend of self-sacrifice by Sati; it is regarded as the Shakti Peetha. Another legend says that Goddess appeared to slay two demons Shumbha and Nishumbha. After slaying the demons, the escorting friend of the goddess asked for more blood and the goddess cut her head to quench their thirst for blood

Bhakat Mai Das was an ardent devotee of Goddess Durga. Once, the Mai Da was going to his in laws house.On the way he took rest under a banyan tree on a hill.The Goddess came in his dream and told him about his presance under that tree in form of a pindi(stone).She asked him to build a temple at this place.Intially bhakalt Mai das was very hesitating about the temple but he was promised by the goddess. The divine mother told him the way to worship and told a water resource near the pindi place for her bath.She told him she fulfills the desires of devotees and will be known as Chintapurani.

Following the instruction, the temple was built . Till date, his descendants perform the worship of Shri Chintpurni. The present generation is the twenty-sixth generation of Bhai Mai Das. The village was named after the Goddess and it comprises maximum families from Bhakat Mai Das' clan.

Chintpurni Temple is a revered shrine of the Hindus. Located in Chintpurni village of Una district, Chintpurni Devi Mandir is a famous temple of Himachal Pradesh. The temple is accessible from all the parts of Himachal. However, there are bus-services at regular intervals from Chandigarh, Kangra and Jwala Devi. Chintpurni Temple is dedicated to Shri Chhinnamastika Devi or Chintpurni Devi. Like other temples of the Hindus, this too has legends behind its establishment.

The simple structure of the temple contains the main shrine, where the image of Mata Chintpurni is placed in the form of a pindi (a round stone). During the time of Navratras, the temple observes grand fairs and festivity. People from far and near come to visit this holy shrine to seek the blessings from the Goddess. In the past years, the temple has been repaired and modified to hold the huge crowd during festival.

Jai Maa Chintapurani jai Maa Chinmastika…