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Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir, Delhi Tourist Attraction
Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi Entry Fee
  • No entry fee

Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi Phone
011 2680 2360

Quick Facts about Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi
Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi Timings
Day Timing
Monday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Wedesday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm

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Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi Address: Main Chhatarpur Rd, Dr Ambedkar Colony, Chhatarpur, New Delhi, Delhi, 110074, India


Among the popular pilgrimage sites in Delhi, Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir is one of the largest temple complexes in India that welcomes people just like the way you’re welcomed in your mother’s home. It’s a Hindu temple that features a presiding deity of Goddess Katyayani (an epitome of Goddess Durga) and has beautiful architecture that draws the attention of thousands of visitors every day.

Popularly known as the Chhatarpur Temple, Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir boasts more than 20 small and large temples within the premise sprawling over 70 acres of land – with stunning lush green lawns and gardens encompassing it.

Visit the sanctum of the main deity located on the first floor along with paying heed to the temple of Maa Parvati, Lord Shiva, and Ram Darbar on the ground floor. There is also a Shiv Mandir, a Hanuman Madir, a Laxmi Vinayak Mandir, and Ram Mandir for your interest. If interested and have time, you can also take some time out for Ashtabhuji Mandir, Mahishasurmaridini Mandir, Baba Ki Samadhi, Jharpeer Mandir, Nageshwar Mandir, Markandeya Mandapam, and a huge statue of Hanuman to enjoy your visit to Chhatarpur Mandir to the fullest.

History of Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir, Delhi

According to legends, the Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir was founded by Baba Sant Nagpal Ji who was born in a Karnataka village on March 10, 1925. It is said that he lost both his parents at a very young age and while performing the last rites of his mother, an unknown lady took him to the nearby temple and told him pointing towards the Mother Goddess that she was the one who would always be with him no matter what.

Right from that time, Baba Sant Nagpal Ji started staying there. Soon, she became a living reality for him and he surrendered himself completely in the lap of the divine mother. Whenever he wished to do something, he would always take her permission and blessings first. Yes, such was his belief in the Mother Goddess.

Later, when Baba was all grown up, he thought of visiting many pilgrimage sites situated at the different corners of the nation. His itinerary included the holy places from the Himalayan region to the ones in East India and South India and even to the cold Tibetan plateau that lies approximately 4000 meters high above sea level.

After that, Baba Ji spent a few years of his life in the valley of Kashmir and then moved to Delhi with the guidance of Maa Durga. In Delhi, he was living in Arjun Nagar and hence, built a temple there. Later, he shifted to Durga Ashram before finally moving to the present location where the Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir is located.

Entry Fee and Timings of Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir, Delhi

Entry to Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir is free. The opening and closing timings of this divine place are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM on all days and the ideal exploration time would be around 2 hours.

Best Time to Visit Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir, Delhi

As we all know that the Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir is dedicated to Goddess Durga and Goddess Durga is worshipped by people all over the nation, it is best to visit it during the Navratri festival as it is celebrated with great zest and endeavor here by devotees of all castes and creeds. This is the time when free meals are also served to approximately 1 lakh people every day.

If you cannot make it to this temple on the occasion of Navratri, try heading to it on the day of Poornima as the temple receives a throng of visitors on full moon day as well.

How to Reach Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir, Delhi?

Lying 4 km away from the famous Qutub Minar, 13 km away from Lotus Temple, and 15 km away from India Gate, Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir can be accessed by locals as well as tourists via local transport. You can either look for a direct cab from the list of top car rental companies in Delhi or a state-owned bus run by the DTC department to reach your desired destination in a hassle-free manner. These buses are run by the government for the ease of people on an everyday basis, so you don’t have to worry about that.

In case you like traveling via the metro, you can catch the metro to Chhatarpur Metro Station first and then walk for 5 to 10 minutes. Look for an auto-rickshaw ride if you wish to save your energy from walking on foot.

  • Distance from Indira Gandhi International Airport: 13 km
  • Distance from New Delhi Railway Station: 18 km
  • Distance from Old Delhi Railway Station: 23 km

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