Maa Chintpurni Devi is another face of Maa Durga. As a mother, she takes care of her son and daughters. If her child wants something from her, then she gives them. Different corners of the world, people come here to tell their demands.
This temple is ancient; according to the books of Sanatan Dharm, when Asuras creates a war that time Dakini and Varini killed them, they want more blood to drink. This time Mata cut his head to quench the thirst. That’s why it is known as a Maa Chinnamastika Devi or Maa Chintpurni Temple.
Four sides of the temple, there are four different Mahadev temples. They are, at south-Shiv Bari temple, at north-Muchhkund Temple, at-East Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, and at west-Narahna Mahadev Temple.
Behind every historical place, there is a story, like that Chintpurni Temple also has a story. One day, Mata Parvati Devi loves her two supporters very much; they are Dakini and Varini. One day they feel starving, and that time they asked Mata Parvati Devi to feed them. But she said wait I could supply you after some time. Sometimes later, Dakini and Varini again requested to fed them, but Parvati Devi again replied to wait.
That time they told her, Mata, you are the mother of the universe whenever your child feels hungry your responsibility to give them food. Hearing this, Mata Parvati cut her head, and blood spurted from three sides. Dakini and Varini drank from two sides and from the third goddess herself drank. From that time, she knows as a Maa Chinnamastika or Mata Chintpurni.
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The Thaneek Pura
From 3 km to Chintpurni, there is a beautiful destination known as Thaneek Pura. Some other temples situated near Thaneek Pura; they are Guga Zahar Peer Temple, Radha-Krishna and Mahiya Sidh Temple. Here, some festivals celebrate very beautifully like- Janamashtmi, Guru Navami, etc. You can spend it here, for 3 hours with free entry.
Maharana Pratap Sagar
Pong Dam is another name of Maharana Pratap Sagar, located at a distance of 20 km from Chintpurni. It is famous for sailing, water skiing, and spread over 450 sq areas. You can spend here for less than an hour between sunrise and sunset with free of cost.
Vajreshwari Devi temple
Vajreshwari Mata is also known as Kangra Devi that situated in Kangra town at a distance of 50kms from Chintpurni. Nearby of the Kangra Devi temple, there is a Kangra Fort. When Shiv Baba took the body of Sati Mata on his shoulder and started to destroy the world at that time, Lord Vishnu divided Mata’s body into 51 parts to stop Lord Shiva. The Satai Mata’s left breast fell here, and it makes a Shakti Peetha. During the day time, you can visit here.
Jwalamukhi Devi temple
Mata Vaireshwari Devi temple situated at a distance of 35 km from Chintpurni. It is known as the Goddess of Light and also Flaming Goddess. Raja Bhumi Chand Katoch of Kangra, who love Mata Durga made this temple. Between 6.00 am to 7.00 pm you can visit this place with free of cost. Here you can spend 1-2 hours.