Rajrappa Mandir

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    Location: JPJ6+W86, Rajrappa, Jharkhand 829110, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours

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    The Rajrappa Mandir is one of the oldest mandirs in India. It is said that it is over 6000 years old. It still attracts thousands of visitors every year. The deity of the temple is Maa Chinmastikey, one of the Mahavidya Goddesses and is highly revered in Hindu culture. Ma Chinmastikey is most often depicted as being severed by the head, holding her decapitated head in her hand; and the blood spurting out of her neck being drunk by her head and two attendants. This famous mandir is situated in the city of Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, India. It has both historical and religious importance. Several Hindu festivals are celebrated throughout the year.


    As it is a very old Temple it has a great significance to history enthusiasts. The structure of the temple is very unique and attracts tourists a lot. This place is very important to the pilgrims. People from all over the world come to visit this temple. It is a great picnic spot and famous for its natural beauty. The water spring located here increases the beauty of the place a lot. Surrounded by the lush green forest and river, it looks mesmerizing.


    Being one of the oldest Temples in India it is very popular among tourists. It is over 6000 years old. It is a result of history and has great importance in Hindu culture, especially in the Shakti sect of the Hindu religion. 

    The construction of the temple started before the time of the Vedas and Upanishads. It is mentioned in the Puranas and various Hindu scriptures and those are said to be penned thousands and thousands of years ago.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The temple is very beautiful. The architecture of this temple is incredible. The mandir is built in its signature Tantric style, which is a form of architecture that follows the sacred laws of the Hindu religion. Various traditions, techniques, and practices are also used here. The temple is special for the idols carved into the walls. That looks beautiful. The elaborate engravings on the walls and the high intricate rooftops are amazing.

    Opening Hours

    • It is open from 5:30 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. in the winters.
    • 4:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. in the summers. 
    • Aarti happens at 6:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee.

    How to Reach

    By air:  The nearest airport to this temple is the Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi. It is well connected with the other main cities of the country. 

    By train: The nearest Railway Station to Rajrappa temple is Hazaribagh Railway Station from Hazaribagh. Which is also well connected with the other cities. 

    By bus: The Hazaribagh wildlife sanctuary can be easily reached by bus. It is well connected with the other major cities of the country by road. Various buses can be found on this route. The 70 km drive from Ranchi is very scenic and pleasant.

    Tips for Travellers

    Carry your photo ID proof and address during the darshan of the temple. Darshanarthy should be above 18 years old. Take your shoes off before entering the mandir. Wear appropriate clothes. 


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: It is a safe place for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed inside the temple. For a camera, you need to pay a fee of Rs.  30.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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