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About Chamunda Devi Temple

Chamunda Nandikeshwar Temple is in Kangra District, which is about 10 km west to Palampur at the banks of Baner River. Chamunda Devi, a form of Mata Shakti, is the deity in this 16th century temple. Pilgrims can reach to the temple easily from Kangra and Dharamshala in public transport buses as well as by hiring tourist taxis. The temple is a well-known shrine of Hindus and plenty of people come to this place. The temple is believed to be the holy abode of 'Lord Shiva and Shakti', and because of this, the temple is also called as Chamunda Nandikeshwar Dham. Chamunda Devi is considered as the wrathful avatar of Durga, the Goddess who can fulfill the wishes of true devotees. Chamunda is believed to be made by goddess Durga by giving all her powers to demolish the demons named Chanda and Munda, and this is how the name came. The architecture of the temple is simple, but there is a divine aura surrounding the place, which offers a high spiritual appeal to the devotees here.

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  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family, Couple
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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