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Chhinnamasta Temple, Rajrappa

Jharkhand , Ramgarh

Considered as one of the Shakti Peeth temple, Chhinnamasta temple is located at  Rajrappa, 28 km away from Ramgarh Cantonment along NH-23 in the Ramgarh district, Jharkhand. This ancient temple is dedicated to Goddess Chinnamasta. In Chhinnamasta temple, the  presiding deity Goddess Chhinnamasta is seen without head, who stands on the body of Lord Kamdeo (Kamadeva), the god of love and Goddess Rati, the goddess of love, in a beautiful lotus bed.


Many legendary stories have been obtained over the centuries regarding the Temple and that of Mata Chhinnamasta. In Shri Markandeye Purana it is mentioned that after slaying thousands of Asuras (demons from the underworld per Hindu mythologies) Jaya and Vijaya- the two 'sahyagonis' of Maa Bhagwati wanted to gulp more blood. Their thirst for drinking blood was still not over even after assassinating many Asuras. When Mata Bhagwati came to know abo...View more


The temple of Rajrappa was built in the Tantric style of architecture. The dome-shaped temple tops are common in Kamrup architecture in Assam. The inner sanctum sanctorum has the idol of Devi placed.The shrine is famous for its ancient legend and for its religious significances. The temple of Devi Chhinnamasta is guarded by Rudra Mahadev, the divine consort of Mata Prachanda Chandika. This is the reason why the shrine is also deified to the level...View more

Darsan Info

Timings : Chhinnamasta Temple Timings:-
Winter: 5:30 AM- 9:30 PM
Summer: 4:00 AM- 10:00 PM
During the Aarti, the Temple remains closed for a short duration.

Facilities for Online Pooja offering and prasad is arranged. 

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Darsan Dresscode

The devotees are suggested to wear modest and conservative clothing while visiting the Chhinnamasta Temple.


The century-old enriched history, music, art, religion, food and people exhibit the true essence of Jharkhand's culture. This new Indian state that has been dissected mostly from Bihar held its capital at Ranchi. There are multiple pilgrimages in this eastern state of India. Devotees from across the country and abroad come to this beautiful state to explore the shrines of their concerned sects. Besides, the temples, churches and mosques, the state of Jharkhand has many beautiful places to explore.

Location and Contact

Rajrappa Road, Rajrappa, Jharkhand 829110

Department of Tourism, Govt. of Jharkhand, Phone: +91 6512400981

Devotees can avail public buses or can hire taxis from the nearby railway station or from the Ranchi airport to reach Rajrappa. Daily buses ply from Hazaribag to Rajrappa.

Additional Info

    • There are two Dharmasalas in the Chhinnamasta Temple yard.
    • Hotel Arihant Palace +91 8083392191
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Temple Rituals

At Chhinnamasta Temple , the Deity is worshipped with the concept of Self-sacrifice, invoking of the kundalini - spiritual energy via tantric rituals and relief from Rahu dosa.

Regular Offerings

Prasad, Vibhuti, animal sacrifice (on special occasions and on fulfilling of mannat.) are the main offerings made to Maa Chhinnamasta.

Special Rituals

People come here to pray to Chhinnamasta Maa for getting married. The ritual of Mundan or shaving the head is also done here. Most importantly, this temple is famous for the tantric practices for over the centuries. Especially during the amavasyas, the tantra sadhana is accomplished though, the temple arranges special pujas on both full moon and no moon days.
The ritual of healing people from the Rahu Dasha is absconded here. Thousands of devotees worship the goddess with the mannat of animal and bird sacrifice in this Devi mandir of Rajrappa.

Famous Festival

January - Makar Sankranti, Makar Sankranti Fair  
March -    Maha Shivaratri    
October - Navratri, Vijayadashami
November - Kalipuja  

Chhinnamasta Jayanti is observed every year on  the Chaturdashi during the Shukla Paksha of the Vaishakha month.This day is auspicious as on this particular day, Goddess Shakti took the form of Mata Chhinnamasta. A Fair is also arranged during this auspicious celebration. A Fair is also arranged during this auspicious celebration.

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