Hotels In Chintpurni

The Chintpurni Heights, Bharwain

The Chintpurni Heights, Bharwain

 

Sati’s feet fell at Chintpurni (940m) and the devout come here to leave their worries and pray for boons. The legend goes that the temple came into being after the goddess revealed herself to Maya Dass, an ardent devotee. The temple is built around the Devi’s pindi. Her image depicts her without a head, it is said that she cut it of to assuage the blood thirst of her companions. And hence the name, Chinnimastika Devi – ‘The Goddess without a Head’.

ACCESS : The closest railhead is at Hoshiarpur in Punjab 43 km away. From Jwalamukhi, the distance is 35 km. Taxis and buses are available at both places.

CLIMATE : In winter, the climate is cold when woolens are required. It is hot in summer and cottons are recommended.

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Mata Chintpurni ji – The legend goes that the temple came into being after the goddess revealed herself to Maya Dass, an ardent devotee. The temple is built around the Devi’s pindi. Her image depicts her without a head, it is said that she cut it of to assuage the blood thirst of her companions. And hence the name, Chinnimastika Devi – ‘The Goddess without a Head’.

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