that due to the current Covid-19
epidemic Temple opening hours and
standard operating procedures (including
entry requirements) are liable to change
at short notice.
Chintpurni Devi Temple opening hours from
26/10/2020: Monday to Friday 8 am - 11 pm
Saturday and Sunday 7 am - 11 pm
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic a number of
restrictions are still in place.
are strongly advised to adhere to the
Covid-19 guidelines such as wearing masks,
maintaining hygiene and social distancing at
above the age of 65, those with
co-morbidities, expectant mothers and
children below the age of 10 years may not
be allowed entry,
should first present themselves for
registration and thermal screening at one of
the Chintpurni Temple Trust designated
counters - Chintpurni Sadan, MRC Parking,
Shambhu Barrier. Devotees without
computer-generated slips would not be
are allowed to take "prasad" into the
Temple. However they should keep the
"prasad" with themselves and take it out
of the Temple. No sprinkling of holy water
or distribution of "prasad" by the priests
or devotees is permitted inside the
(Standard Operating Procedure) for
Havans in the Temple, 20 January 2021
District Administration has issued the
following SOP for performing Havan in the
are required to obtain a token or Havan
participants in the Havan must put on a mask
and observe Covid-19 social distancing
bring a mat or cloth sheet which they will
take away with them at the end of Havan.
devotees will bring their own Havan
materials and take away any left-overs.
number of Havan participants to a minimum.
will not be allowed during Navaratras and
other special occasions when large numbers
of devotees are expected in the Temple.
must ensure adherence to the Covid-19
guidelines issued by the Himachal Pradesh