Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple

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    Location: Chamundeshwari Temple, Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010,India
    Estimated Visiting Time:2-3 hours

    The Chamundeshwari temple is an old temple situated on the top of the Chamundi hills. The temple is considered one of 18 Shakti Peethas. The temple is about 13k.m. away from Mysore. This place is momentous to the Hindu religious people. Chamundeshwari temple was named from the inspiration of Chamundeshwari Devi also called the Fierce form of Shakti.


    Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple photo

    Chamundeshwari temple is one of the holiest places in the Hindu religion. It is also an amazing travel place for travelers. The whole ambiance of the temple is so restful. Because of its significance, the temple is enthralled by a huge number of devotees and people. Besides, the temple’s outstanding architecture and angelic environment attract the people so much.


    Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple photo

    The temple is devoted to Devi Durga/Chamundeshwari who is the tutelary deity of Mysore Maharajas for centuries. It is believed that The Hoysala rulers built the main temple in the 12th century. On the other hand, The Vijayanagar rulers built this temple’s tower in the 17th century.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The architecture of Chamundeshwari temple is formed in per Dravidian style. The temple is at the top of the hill. That’s why everyone sees the city Mysore from tremandous prospects. Before entering the main mandir, there will be a gate with heavenly artwork. The door is so beautiful that it could steal anyone’s heart and time. Considering the outside view, the area is full of mesmerizing things like other temples, gardens, fine art on the walls, etc. Moreover, inside the temple, there will be a sculpture of Chamunda where people worship her.

    Opening Hours

    The visiting time in this temple is separated in two ways. During the summer season, the temple opens from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. On the contrary, during winters the temple opens from 6a.m to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free for all.

    How to Reach

    By train: The nearest station to Chamundeshwari temple is The Mysuru Junction station. The station is about one and a half hours away from the temple.

    By Bus: The nearest bus stop to Chamundeshwari temple is Chamundi Hill Stop. The stop is about a 6 min walk away. Bus services are available every 20 min.

    By Air: Mysore Airport (MYQ) is the closest to Chamundeshwari temple which is at a distance of 160 k.m

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag Where you can carry all the essential things of your.


    Que: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, the Chamundeshwari temple is safe for everyone who comes to pray and

    visit Maddur Police Station


    Que: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: As a standard rule, photography is forbidden during pooja. People can take pictures of other views.



    Qus: Are there any parking facilities in Chamundeshwari temple?

    Ans: Yes, there is a good amount of space near the temple for two or four-wheelers.


    Qus: Is there any cost for keeping shoes or luggage before entering the temple?

    Ans: Before entering the temple visitors can keep their shoes, luggage, and other things at the counter at a cheap price.


    Qus: Who is Chamundeshwari?

    Ans: Chamundeshwari Devi is acquainted with Devi Durga the demon’s slayer. She is also recognized with the goddesses Parvati or kali. She slew many demons like Chanda, Munda, and Mahishasur the buffalo-headed monster. She amalgamated power, protection, motherhood, and wars. In Hindu mythology, Devi Durga arrives in many forms and names with different aspects. From these inspirations, Durga Puja which is also known as Navratri has been held every year around the world. Navaratri is considered one of the biggest festivals for Hindu devotees.

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