Hathnikala Temple is at a distance of 8 km from the Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh state.

Where the mother of the world, Ashtabhuj Durga Mata is here.

People know this temple by the name of Hathnikala Temple.



Hathnikala Temple Mungeli 

Despite having religious importance, this place is a unique example of tourism.

To see which tourists and devotees keep on flocking throughout the year.

Lush green trees and plants are around this temple, which purifies the atmosphere here.

Upon entering the temple premises, it is like a huge field.

Before reaching the main temple, a very beautiful garden is here.

On which the tourists and devotees who come here rest.

In the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, also the living idol of Mother Durga with Ashtabhuj is here.

So,the sight will make you forget all your sorrows and pains

People feel peace.


Construction of the temple In the year 1972, Rohan Singh Rajput, the Malgujar of Hathnikala village, had got the Maa Durga temple constructed with the help of people of all religions.

The statue of Rohan Singh Rajput himself is situated in the garden itself.

While building the temple, he made the grandeur of the temple very beautiful.

The statue of Mata was unveiled on 30 September 2006.

The number of devotees and devotees is very large for the darshan of Bhuvaneshwari Maa Durga Devi during Navratri of Chait and Kunwar.

For this reason, two entrances have been made here. Many small temples are also located here.

An ancient Shiva temple is also here.

Devotees who reach Hathnikala Temple Mungeli believe that whatever wishes are asked here are fulfilled.

So, The number of tourists and devotees is increasing every year.

Basically, this temple is a tourist destination for the Chhattisgarh government and district administration.

Recognition  Hathnikala Temple

Mainly two recognitions are famous in Adarsh village Hathnikala –

It is customary to go to Devtala during weddings in Chhattisgarh. The people here fulfill the same custom and tradition by coming to this temple of Mataji.

The voice of mother’s anklet is heard here at night.

A person came here at night, then the door there was open. He went inside the temple as it was open and saw that the place where the idol of the lion resided was not there.

He narrated all this to the villagers. But in the morning that lion statue had come to its place. Since then his recognition has increased even more.

It is said that by keeping a hand in the lion’s mouth, wish comes true.

Best Time to Visit Hathnikala Temple & Timing

You can come here any time of the year.

Devotees throng here during Chaitra and Kunwar Navratri. You come here during Navratri and come at night.


Opening Hours

The temple opening time is open from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. It remains open throughout the night during Navratri.

How to Reach Hathnikala Temple Mungeli

By Road

Mungeli town is easily accessible from Raipur, Bilaspur by road.

By Train

If you wish to take a train route then the nearest railway junction is Bilaspur.

Bus services to the Mungeli district are always available from here.

Private hotels are easily available in Mungeli town for accommodation and food.

Being a developing city, you will get accommodation and food arrangements at low prices.

Nearby Tourist Places

Mungeli district administration has preserved the tourist places of its district. Let us know the major tourist places here –

Achnakmar Tiger Reserve (ATR) – This sanctuary is to preserve tigers. Where you can enjoy jungle safari.

Setganga Temple – Chhattisgarh is a tourist place having a special place in tourism, culture, and music.

Kharaghat – 1890 AD temple of the Shaiva community is here.

Rajiv Gandhi Reservoir (Khudia Dam) – This reservoir is connecting three mountains.

Madku Islands – Hindu and Christian communities hold a fair together. On this island on the Shivnath River,


Amar Island – This is a famous temple rich in natural and religious culture.

Shivghat – There are ancient temples on the banks of the Maniyari River.



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