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Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple in Dongargarh Chhattisgarh India

Dongargarh is a city in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. It is one of the prominent pilgrim places of Chhatisgarh. Blessed with the majestic mountains and ponds, Dongargarh has derived its name from two words-'Dongar' meaning 'mountains' and 'Garh' meaning 'Fort". A popular landmark here, Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple is situated on a hilltop which is 1600 ft high.Here is some fact about Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple in Dongargarh Chhattisgarh India.

Location: Dongargarh Chhattisgarh
Address : Shri Bamleshwari Mandir Trust Samiti,Bamleshwari Dham Dongargarh,Dist-Rajnandgaon (C.G)
Pin code: 491445
Built In: About 2500 years ago
Built By:King Virshen
Dedicated to: Goddess Bamleshwari Devi
Signification: One of the best temple
Entry : Free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing: 04:30 AM  to 01.30PM , 02:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Best time to visit: Oct to Feb
Visiting timing : 4 hours 
Live Darshan : click here
Architecture: Hindu temple style
Phone Number: 07823-232990,232909,232999
Mob no : 09329520093
Festivals : Navratri
How to Reach by Air : The nearest airport is at Mana (Raipur), around 110 kms from Dongargarh.
How to reach By Rail:The nearest railway station is Raipur and Bilaspur Railway station.
How to reach By Bus or Road: Dongargarh is located at a distance of 57 km from Rajnandgaon District Headquarters. The best way to go there is train, bus, and then own transport system.
More Information about Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple


Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple is surrounded by mountains, it is first known as Dongri and now Dongargarh. This temple is referred as Badi Bambleshwari Devi. Another temple at ground level is situated about 1/2 k.m. from the main temple complex. This temple is referred as Chotti Bamleshwari Devi. Lakhs of people from in and around Chhattisgarh flock the shrine during the navratris of Kavar (during Dashera) and Chaitra (during Ramnavmi). During these navratris melas (fair) are organized in the premises of the temple, which run 24 hours.The added tourist attraction is the rope way. It is the only passenger rope way in the state of Chhattisgarh.

Historical and religious places are seen in Dongargarh, after total of 11 hundred stairs climbing.Rope way has been constructed for facilitating passengers. The ropeways run from Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm and then from April to 3 pm in the evening. On Sundays, from 7 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on. On the occasion of Navratri, there is the convenience of the rope way round the 24/7.

History of Maa Bamleshwari Devi Temple

About two and a half thousand years ago, it was known as Kamakhya City. Here was the rule of King Veersen. They were childless. For the welfare of children, they worshiped Goddess Durga and Shiva. As a result, he got a son within a year. Veersen named the son Madansen. To express gratitude to Mother Bhagwati and Lord Shiva, king built a temple of Mother Bumleshwari.

After Madansen, his son Kamasena assumed the throne. Kamasena was contemporary of Ujjain's King Vikramaditya. Kamakhya city was famous for art, dance and music and Kamakandla was a famous dancer of the city. She was versatile and beautiful in dance forms. Discussions of his beauty and dance skills were far and wide.

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