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Mata Chintpurni Devi - Temple Opening Times

Mata Chintpurni Devi

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The Temple opening hours listed below are for normal days only. 

Monday to Friday 5 am - 9.30 pm

Saturday and Sunday 5 am - 11 pm

Please note that due to the current Covid-19 epidemic Temple opening hours and SOP(standard operating procedures including entry requirements) are liable to change at short notice.

Ashwin/Sharad Navaratri Mela - Some important guidelines promulgated by the Himachal Pradesh Government, 4 October 2021

The temple will be open from 00.00 am to 11 pm.

All visitors from outside Himachal  seeking entry to Himachal are required to bring  documentation of any one of these - RTPCR test negative within 72 hours OR Rapid test negative within 24 hours OR any Covid vaccine   both doses.

All devotees should first present themselves for registration and thermal screening at one of the Chintpurni Temple Trust designated  counters. Devotees without computer-generated slips will not be allowed darshan.

Only the devotees without Covid symptoms will be allowed to enter the temple after a medical examination at the prescribed points. Devotees with Covid symptoms will be isolated and will be allowed to proceed only after their report is negative. Devotees can contact the New Bus Stand, Chintpurni Sadan and Shambhu Barrier for registration and medical check up.

People over the age of 60, people with serious illnesses, pregnant women and children under the age of 10 are advised to stay at home.

Devotees should leave their shoes in their vehicle. Another option is to deposit the shoes at the shoe storage area  near the Old Bus Stand.

Devotees should start from Shambhu Barrier, proceed to gate numbers 1 and 2, Main Bazaar and then towards Chintpurni Sadan.

Devotees will be allowed to offer dry prasad only. Priests will not give any prasad to devotees, nor will they they tie mauli.

Prohibited:  Hawan, Kanya Pujan, Standing, sitting, waiting or crowding in the temple. Jagaran, kirtan, bhajan, langar bhandara.  Temporary shops are not allowed either.

Dharmashalas will be allowed to take in tenants upto their 50% capacity only.

Please keep your mask on. No mask, no darshan.

Please observe social distancing.

Devotees must ensure adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Himachal Pradesh Health Department.

 Live darshan of Shri Chintpurni Devi is available from this official Mata Chintpurni Devi site .

Please note that the Deputy Commissioner, Una District has passed the following orders to help maintain law and order during the Navaratri celebrations.

No langars are allowed within a radius of 300 metres from the Temple. Coconut offerings, polythene bags are not allowed either.

As a noise pollution control measure, only the Temple Trust loudspeakers will be allowed. Playing of brass bands, drums and chimta is prohibited. Carrying of firearms is not allowed except by the relevant security staff. For all the restrictions in place during the Navaratri melas, please go to the Home page.


Some Tips for Devotees

Devotees are required to have a Darshan Parchi (temple admission card) to be able to enter the temple. The Darshan Parchi can be obtained from the security office near the temple or the Chintpurni Trust's Reception Cetre located at the New Bus Stand and Car Parking complex.

On busy days disabled persons wishing to use the lift may be required to show relevant documentation about their disability.

It is customary to cover your head with a handkerchief, shawl or cap while you are in the temple. Please dress in a conservative manner. Adults are expected to wear ankle-length clothing.

Please leave your shoes and other leather items (e.g. wallet or belt) outside the temple. An attendant will look after them.

Smoking, chewing paan masala or gutka, gambling or playing cards is not allowed in the temple. Please refrain from entering the temple if you have eaten meat or have consumed alcohol or other intoxicating drinks. 

It is extremely impolite to point you feet towards the deities while sitting or lying down in the temple.

Please behave in a courteous manner towards the other devotees. Do not shout or make unnecessary noise in the temple bhavan.

If you wish to make a donation, please put it directly in the donation box or daan-patra which is so marked. Please do not hand it over to any unauthorized person.

Please help us maintain a healthy and clean environment. Please put all rubbish in the bins placed for this purpose.

Beware of pick-pockets or chain snatchers. If you see any abandoned item, do not touch it. Please inform the temple security staff.


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