Famous Temples and Spiritual Places in Chandigarh


Chandi Mandir, Chandigarh
Deity: Devi Chandi

Chandi Mandir is a Hindu temple near Chandigarh, India, dedicated to Chandi, the goddess of power. Chandi or Chandika is a form of Parvati’s alter ego Durga. Chandi Devi temple is basically a Siddh Peeth, a place where wishes are believed to come true. It is about 15 km from the city of Chandigarh, which was named after the temple, and about 10 km away from the Mansa Devi Shrine. The temple is situated amidst beautiful surroundings and the backdrop of the Shivalik hills.

During the festival of Navratras, thousands of people visit this temple. The temple has statues of various Hindu deities including Chandi, Radha Krishna, Hanuman, Shiva and Ram.