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CHINTPURNI TEMPLE

  • State - Himachal Pradesh
  • District - Una
  • Address - Chintpurni, Teh. Amb, Distt. Una (H.P.) 177110
  • Contact - 01976 255 818
  • Religion - Hindu
  • Type - Goddess Chintpurni


This is the old Temple of Mata Bhagwati Chinnamasta Devi. According to one of the sacred books of Sanatam Dharm, Shri Markandeye Puran, after killing of all the Asuras and upon victory in the big war, Maa Bhagwati's 2 'sahyoginis', Jaya and Vijaya who had killed the various Asuras and drank their blood, were still thirst for more blood. So Maa cut her own head and quenched the thirst of her sahyoginis with her own blood. Since then, Maa Bhagwati's this roop was called as Maa Chinnamastika or Mata Chinnamasta .As per old Granths, Puranas and other Dharmic Books, it is also mentioned that Maa Chhinnamastika's Dham or place or temple will be guarded by Lord Rudra Mahadev all sides. 

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