Chhatarpur Temple (Shri Aadya Katyayani Shakti Peetham) is located at a distance of approx. 4 km away from Qutub Minar on Mehrauli-Gurgaon road. The main deity of the temple is Goddess, Katyayani a part of Navdurga and is considered to be the sixth avatar of goddess Durga. This is the second largest temple complex in India, This temple was regarded as the biggest temple in India and the second largest in the world before the Akshardham temple was built. Baba Sant Nagpal Ji built this temple in 1974. The temple acquires the total of approx 70 acres and has 20 small and large temples divided into three complexes along with the samadhi of Baba Sant Nagpal which lies in the Campus of the Shiv-Gauri Nageshwar Mandir.
According to Legend, one should tie holy threads for there wish fulfillment in the Old Tree which stands just at the entrance to the main temple. The temple premises itself includes Hospice, school and small hospital occurred without specific, written prior permission.
352, Main Chhatarpur Rd, Dr Ambedkar Colony, Chhattarpur, New Delhi, Delhi 110074
Type of Place
- Senior Citizen
- IGI Airport.
- Chattarpur Metro Station.
- H. Nizamuddin Railway Station.
- Open On All Days.
Timing : 6:00 AM To 10:00 PM.
Entry Fee : Free.
Photography : Not allowed in prayer hall.
- An enormous temple with magnificent architecture as it is constructed in both South as well as North Indian style of temple architecture. Its prayer hall, Shayan Kaksha (Bed Room) usually each and everything related to temple attracts everyone.
Things to Buy
- One should buy the Lord's statue's from outside shops. Also, there are many toys type items, especially for small kids.
Things to Eat
- Prasadam of the temple is the first and most tasty thing to eat here one can eat the roadside local street foods of Delhi i.e., chole khulche, momos, pakodes etc.
Things to enjoy
- One can enjoy the daily aarti held on every morning and evening. One can also enjoy the religious discourses or bhajans (spiritual songs) are held, and the main Festival celebrated here during Navratri, there is a very grand celebration every year at the Navratri devotees come here in countings of Lacs.