Chandrahasini Temple is About 30 km from Raigarh under the Janjgir-Champa district.
And 20 km from Sarangarh.
at a distance of 1000 km, in Dabhra tehsil is Chandrapur at the confluence of Mand river, Lat river, and Mahanadi where there is a temple of Maa Chandrahasini Devi.
It is one of the proven Shakti Peethas.
One of the 52 Shaktipeeths of Maa Durga is in the form of Maa Chandrahasini.
Due to the face like the shape of the moon, its fame is known as Chandrahasini and Chandraseni Maa.
We all have immense faith and faith in Maa Chandrahasini.
Devotees fulfill their wishes by worshiping with coconut, incense sticks, and flower garlands in the court of Mata.
Mother selflessly fulfills the wishes of her devotees.
All the devotees who come here get their wishes fulfilled.
There is no limit to the faith of the devotees in the mother, similarly, there is no limit to the grace of the mother on the devotees.
Maa Chandrahasini Devi mandir
The scenes on the holy land of Maa are worth seeing during Ashwin Navratri and Chaitra Navratri.
The whole environment reverberates with the praises of Mother, it is a matter of good fortune to involve oneself in this environment, it is no less than a great deed.
Mother’s fame is spread in all four directions.
People come not only from the province to praise it but also from other provinces.
Devotees throng here throughout the year.
There are long queues of devotees on the occasion of the fair.
People light Jyotikalsha on the occasion of Navratri to fulfill their wishes.
Many devotees sacrifice goats and chickens here to fulfill their wishes (which are sometimes closed and sometimes open under government laws).
It fascinates the devotees who come for darshan.
History of Chandrahasini Temple
Wherever the parts of Mata Sati fell on the earth, Shaktipeeths of Shakti Mata Shri Durga are established today.
Mother’s Shaktipeeths are also established in many places in Chhattisgarh.
One of which is the temple of Mata Chandrahasini.
Here one of the 52 Shaktipeeths of Siddha Maa Durga is in the form of Maa Chandrahasini.
Due to the face like the shape of the moon, its fame is known as Chandrahasini and Chandraseni or Chandrasaini Maa.
Mata’s sleep was broken by being touched by feet
According to the popular legend here, thousands of years ago, Mata Chandraseni Devi left the land of Surguja and came to the banks of Mahanadi at Chandrapur via Udaipur and Raigarh.
Impressed by the holy cool stream of Mahanadi, the mother started resting here.
Even after years, he could not sleep.
Once the ride the king of Sambalpur passes through here, unknowingly Chandraseni Devi touches his feet and the mother wakes up.
Then in a dream, the goddess instructs him to build a temple and install an idol there.
There is mention of temple construction and goddess installation by King Chandrahas of Sambalpur.
Due to the shape of the goddess having a face like Chandrahas, that is, the moon, she is “Chandrahasini Devi”.
The royal family handed over the responsibility of arranging the temple to a landlord here.
That landlord accepted the mother as his Kuldevi and worshiped him.
Since then the worship of Mata Chandrahasini continues.
The grand idols of Ardhanarishwar, Mahabalshali Pawan Putra, Krishna Leela, Chirharan, Mahishasura Vadh, Charon Dham, Navagraha idols, Sarvadharma Sabha, Sheshnag bed, and other deities seem alive in the temple premises.
Apart from this, the moving tableau in the temple premises itself is a live depiction of the Mahabharata period, seeing which one can get information about the character and story of Mahabharata.
On the other hand, the underground tunnel looks mysterious.
On the other hand, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled by just a darshan of the moon-shaped statue of Mata Chandraseni.
The face of Chandrahasini Mata shines with silver, this sight is rare in other temples across the country.
Mother Nathaldai near Chandrahasini temple
At a short distance (about 1.5 km) is the temple of Mata Nathaldai which comes under the limits of the Raigad district.
Some distance (about 1.5 km) ahead of the Chandrahasini temple, in the middle of the Mahanadi (the temple has to be reached through the bridge), the temple of Maa Nathaldai is which comes under the Raigarh district.
It is that after the darshan of Maa Chandrahasini, the darshan of Mata Nathaldai is also necessary.
Otherwise, the mother gets angry.
It is also that the temple of Maa Nathaldai does not submerge even after the Mahanadi is full of water during the rainy season.
Best time to visit Chandrahasini temple
By the way, you can go anytime to visit Mata.
There is an influx of devotees here throughout the year.
There is a fair-like atmosphere on both the Navratri festivals of the year.
Apart from Chhattisgarh, devotees from other states wish for happiness and prosperity from the mother by lighting Jyoti Kalash here during Navratri.
Many devotees sacrifice goats and chickens here to fulfill their wishes.
How to reach Chandrahasini temple
Chandrapur is at a distance of 120 Km from the District headquarters Janjgir-Champa and 32 Km from Raigarh. It is at a distance of 221 km from Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh.
By getting down at Raigarh or Kharsia station by rail, one can reach Mata’s court by bus and other vehicles. Apart from this, buses and jeeps etc. are available throughout the day from Janjgir, Champa, Sakti, Sarangarh, and Dabhra to Chandrapur. Travelers can also reach Chandrapur by hiring a private vehicle from Champa or Raigarh if they wish.
The nearest railway station is Raigarh.
Which is 32 km from Chandrapur. m. is far.
Bilasa Devi Kenvat Airport, Bilaspur.
Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur.
This place is really very beautiful, you will definitely like this city with its flowing river and temples.
Apart from Maa Chandrahasini Devi Temple, there are many other temples and places to visit here.
Here you can also enjoy Navka on the river bank near the temple.