The Katak Chandi Temple (in Odia କଟକ ଚଣ୍ଡୀ ମନ୍ଦିର ) is an ancient temple dedicated to the Goddess Chandi, the presiding deity of Cuttack, Odisha. The temple is located nearby the banks of the Mahanadi River. It is famous for the annual Durga Puja and Kali Puja festivals. The Durga Puja festivities are prominent in Maa Katak Chandi temple which takes place for 16 days starting from dark fortnight of Ashwina Krishna Ashtami till Ashwina shukla navami and Vijayadashami. The goddess popularly called as Maa Katak Chandi, sits and rules on the heart of the ancient city. She has four hands holding Paasha (noose), Ankusha (goad), gestures dispelling fear (Abhaya), and granting boon (Varada). She is worshiped as Bhuvaneshvari Mahavidya (the queen of universe) by Sevayatas belonging to Utkala Brahmins every day. Maa Chandi is worshipped in various incarnations of Durga during the puja. In Cuttack, people strongly believe Maa Katak Chandi as 'The Living Goddess'.Plan your Cuttack Chandi Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cuttack using our Cuttack attractions planner.
Cuttack Chandi Temple Reviews
This is the oldest temple in Cuttack.Maa Chandi is the presiding deity of Cuttack. The temple is crowded everytime.But you can have peaceful darshan.The priests here are not so demanding.The Prasad... more »
Cuttack Chandi Temple is a famous temple of Cuttack. It is a Hindu Temple and Hindus visit here to pray to the godess. more »
This is one of the Famous place to visit in Cuttack. Temple of Goddess Chandi. Location of this temple is very easy to find-out. Communication to this temple is also very clear. Temple is very Neat & Clean. Calm & Peaceful surroundings. Entry Fees: - NIL - Parking Slot : Not Available ( Park ur vehicles at preferable places near the temple, at ur own risk ) Shoe Stand: Available Mobiles: Allowed inside the Temple Temple Timing: From Early Morning to 9 PM Approx. Jay Maa Cuttack Chandi.
It's very refreshing. One star less so that it can be better, cleanliness wise.
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