How to Reach Chandrabadani Temple and History

Chandrabadani Temple and History

Chandrabadani Temple is one of the holy Shaktipeeths of India. Chandrabadani Temple is located on the Srinagar-Tehri (Tehri District) route, in the middle of this route is the Chandrakut mountain and the top of Chandrakut mountain the Chandrabadani temple is located. Chandrabadani temple is just 35 km from Devprayag and 109 km from Narendranagar. Many years ago, Adiguru Shankaracharya established the Shaktipeeth here. There is a story of Chandrabadani temple.

Chandrabadani Temple and History

Many years ago, King Daksha performed a Yagya at Kankhal (now in Haridwar). Daksha’s daughter Maa Sati desired Lord Shankar to go to the Yagya, lord Shiva advised her not to go there but Maa Sati did not understand lord Shiva words and went there. None other than the mother of Goddess Sati welcomed Sati there, the Yagya mandapa had the place of all the gods except Lord Shankar when Goddess Sati asked her father Daksha why is here no place for Lord Shankar, King Daksha heard derogatory words about Lord Shiva and Angry goddess Sati jumped into Yagya Kund.  When Lord Shiva received information about this, he went to Daksha’s Yagyashala and cut the head of King Daksha. Lord shiva picked the body of Maa Sati and walked for the Himalayas from sky route. Lord Shiva became sad and angry with Sati’s disconnection, which caused the earth to tremble. In anger, Shiva did not do anything untoward therefore Lord Vishnu dislodged the organs of Sati from his chakra. Where the parts of Sati fell Shaktipeeth was established and Sati’s torso (body) was found on the Chandrakut mountain, hence the name here is Chandrabadni.



How to Reach Chandrabadani Temple and History

The temple of Goddess Chandrabadani Temple is located 121 kilometers from Jolly Grant Airport and 107 kilometers from Rishikesh Railway Station, If you are planning to visit Chandrabadani Temple,  you can easily reach here by bus or taxi from Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Srinagar Garhwal.

By Road:  If you want to visit Chandrabadani Temple,  It is located 350 km from Delhi and 107 km from Rishikesh (Uttarakhand).

By AirPlane: The nearest International airport is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is 121 km away from Chandrabadani Temple.

By Train: The nearest railway station is at Rishikesh, it is 107 km from Chandrabadani. From here you can take a bus or taxi to reach Chandrabadani Temple.

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