Chandranath Temple Bangladesh Full Details

Chandranath Temple Bangladesh Full Details


  • Locality/village :- Chandranath Hill
  • State :- Chittagong
  • Country : -Bangladesh
  • Nearest City/Town :- Sitakund
  • Best Season To Visit :- All
  • Languages :- Bengali,Hindi& English
  • Temple Timings : -Temple remains open from 06.00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Photography :- Not Allowed 

Chandranath Temple Bangladesh Full Details

Chandranath Temple, Sitakunda, Bangladesh

Chandranath Temple located on top of the 350 metres high Chandranath hill, is a famous Shakti Peeth located near Sitakunda in Bangladesh where, as per Hindu sacred texts, the right arm of Goddess Sati fell. Sitakunda Chandranath Temple is a holy place of pilgrimage.

There are two idols here, one is of Devi Sati and called as Bhavani. The other idol in this temple is of Lord Shiva Known as the Chandrashekhar. This particular word is depicted for all those individuals who have got a moon at the crown or at the top of their head. As per the belief of many local people, Lord Shiva himself has committed to visit Chandrasekhar Mountain during Kali Yuga. The temple is beautifully made with marble structures and art.

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The name, Shakti peeth chattal is related to the location of its establishment. A famous town in Bangladesh, Chatgaon is the establishment point of Shakti peeth chattal. This town is also known as chitagaon by the local people in the particular district.

Chandranath Temple History / Significance

The Rajmala states that about 800 years ago, Raja Biswambhar Sur, a descendant of the famous Adisur of Gaur, tried to reach Chandranath by sea. The Nigamkalpataru refers to the poet Jayadev living for some time in Chandranath. By the time of Dhanya Manikya, ruler of Tripura, Chandranath received numerous endowments. Dhanya Manikya attempted to remove the idol of Shiva from the temple to his kingdom but failed.

Chandranath Temple Timings / Puja Schedule


Chandranath Temple Pooja Daily Schedule

Temple remains open from 06.00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Chandranath Temple How To Reach

Sitakunda can be reached from Chittagong by Bus. Then one has to go Sitakunda Bazar. Chandranath hill stands 4 kilometers east from Sitakunda Bazar. Devotees can go to Chandranath hill side on a rickshaw or on foot.

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