Chamunda Overview

Ranked 2 of 22 sightseeing in Kangra

The temple of Chamunda Devi is located 10 km west of Palampur, on the Baner River. The sacred site is called Chamunda Nandik-eshwar. The temple enshrines an enraged form of Durga, which is entirely hidden beneath a red cloth. The walls of the temple are adorned with scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata and Devi Mahatma. On either side of the deity, images of Hanuman and Bhairo are sited.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Yoginder Gulaiya

Yoginder Gulaiya5.0/5

62 reviews

Holy temple

We some friends visited to Dharamshala and saw some shakti peeth in Kangra distt. Mata Chamunda Temple one of the shakti peeth, temple is historical and 1000 year old approx. We also took prasad which is distributed by temple staff and also took mata's darshan and blessing.
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Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

Very old temple

It is one of shakti peeth, there are Chamunda Maa is seated and give blessings to all people. This temple is very old and all ages group can go there to pray.

Honey Sharma

Honey Sharma5.0/5

7 reviews

Awesome religious place

Jai Mata Di, awesome religious place with fun (take bath is in Ganges flowing backside of the temple). Have light snacks & enjoy the trip, time in temple takes around 1-2 hours.

Ravi Tiwari

Ravi Tiwari5.0/5

11 reviews

Feel blessed to visit here

First of all I want to say I love Kangara a beautiful place. It is very cold place visited here in month of June but the temperature here in Kangra is so cool at that time so recommend visit this during this time. The temple is a very old Chamunda temple very beautiful temple you will definitely feel blessed by coming here, so please visit this place.

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma3.9/5

8 reviews

Lucky to have visited the place

I feel myself lucky to see the mata Chamunda temple. It is really a great place and a popular one among tourists.

Sharad Gupta

Sharad Gupta4.3/5

10 reviews

Offered prayers at chamunda devi

We have visited with other devi darshan in HP. Had stayed in Army accommodation.

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Yoginder Gulaiya

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