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Chandrika Sthan is a Hindu temple situated in Munger, in the Indian state of Bihar. It is one of the fifty-one Shakti Peethas, places of worship consecrated to the goddess Shakti.Being a Siddhi-Peetha, Chandrika Sthan is considered to be one of the most sacred and sanctified temples, as important as the Kamakshya temple near Guwahati.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Jamalpur is at a distance of 13 kms from Munger. Buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws are available frequently to reach the temple.

The nearest rail head is the Jamalpur Junction at a distance of 13 kms from the temple.

By Air

The nearest airport is the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport at a distance of 186 kms from the temple.


Chandika Sthan Munger

Temple Legend

Legendary tales and the Hindu folklore says that it was to save the world from the anger of Lord Shiva, as he took the corpse of Sati and wandered. The same legend says that the left eye of the Sati fell at Munger, which subsequently developed into a place of worship of the Divine Mother Chandi. Among the different Shakti peethas Chandika Sthan is famous for the cure of eye troubles, as per the traditional belief of the local folklore.

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