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Danteshwari Temple

In the State of Chattisgarh, India there are many places to visit. Danteshwari Temple is one of them. This temple is located in the Bastar district. Danteshwari Temple is temple dedicated to Goddess Danteshwari. It is one of the 52 Shakti Peeths of the country, shrines of Shakti. By the Chalukyas the temple was built in the 14th century. Chhattisgarhi, Hindi, Oriya and Bengali languages are used in this place. The ideal duration of this place is 2-3 hours. The altitude of this place is 552 mt. Thousand of devotees come in every year. Many festivals are celebrated in this place. Most famous festival of this place is Dussehra. There are many places to visit near the Danteshwari Temple. There are many temples around the Danteshwari Temple. The list of temples are Gaytri Mandir, Bhairao Baba Temple, Hanuman Temple, Battisa Temple. The weather of this place is Tropical Type.

The temple is as according legends, the place where tooth of Mata Sati fell and all Shakti shrines were created in the Satya Yuga. 

The temple is known for its black stone idol and a Garuda pillar and is segregated into four zones. These zones are :

  •  Garbha Griha
  • Mukhya Mandap
  • Maha Mandap
  • Sabha Mandap

Places to Visit near Danteshwari Temple

  • Mama-Bhanjaa Temple
  • Bodhghat Sath Dhar
  • Barsur
  • Memory Pillars of Gamawada
  • Bailadila Mountains
  • Indravati National Park

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit in this place is in winters from October to March. Devotees can come in any month which is suitable for them.


In Summer : The temperature in summer is 23 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius.

In Winter : The temperature in the winter is 10 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius.

How To Reach

By Air : Swami Vivekananda Airport is the nearest airport. It is domestic airport. This airport is located in Raipur.

By Rail :  Jagdalpur Railway Station is the nearest railway station from Danteshwari Temple.

By Road : Danteshwari Temple is well-connected to all major cities.