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Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir

Chittaranjan Park Kali mandir is situated in the Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi. It is also a Bengali cultural center. Initially, it was a temple of Lord Shiva and built-in 1973. Later the temple of Kali Mata and Lord Krishna were added. The complex is on the edge of a small hill. It is famous for the annual Durga pooja among the Bengali people.

The temple its first Durga Pooja in the year of 1977 and it is continued till date. There are many other structures like Dharmshala and Canteen available in the complex. The Dharamshala has 30 bedded with attach bathrooms. You can get the food from the canteen at very minimal rates. In this canteen, you can get both veg or non-vegetarian food. Every day a musical fountains show displays to the visitors.

About Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir

The temple is established in 1973 by Local residents of the CR Park, EPDP (East Pakistan Displaced Persons)Colony. During the time of Partition in 1947, lots of East Pakistani Bengali people migrated to Delhi. For those people, the EPDP colony has granted by the government. On the day of 25th April 1974 a small shiv linga established in the temporary shed. The idol of the Maa Kali was Established in 1985. And the Radha Krishna Idol was established in 1994. Later it becomes the cultural hub for the Bengali community of the Delhi. The complex is on the edge of a small hill. The complex is surrounded by a garden.

Architecture Of The Chittaranjan Park Kali Temple

The entire Mandir complex has unique Bengal Terracotta temple architecture.

History Of Chittaranjan Park Kali Temple

Initially, it was established as the temple of Lord Shiva in 1974. Later Temple of Goddess Maa Durga and Lord Krishna was established. The temple is on edge of a small hill. The temples were overlaid with elaborate terracotta designs around 2006-09. It is a hub of activities of Bengali culture.

Opening & Closing Timing

The temple open for visitors every morning at 4 a.m. and close 1 p.m. again open In afternoon at 4 p.m. and close at 10 p.m at night.

Pooja Timing

  • Aarti – early morning between 4:45 a.m to 5:15 a.m.
  • Pooja – Between 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Bhog Aarti – 11:20 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
  • Sandhya Aarti – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Note – The temple remains closed on every Monday.


The Chittaranjan park kali mandir organizes many festivals throughout the year. The most famous and celebrated festival of the temple is the five day festival of Durga Puja. It is one of the most popular festivals in Delhi and attracts a huge crowd.

  • Durga Pooja
  • Durga pooja is one of the biggest festivals in Chittaranjan Park kali mandir. Durga Pooja festivals celebrate the victory of Maa Durga over the devil Mahisasur. Lots of local people join the Festivals.

  • Maha Shivratri
  • Mahashivratri also celebrated in the mandir complex. The mandir society arranges the Jagran for all night. It is believed that Lord shiva saves the universe from the darkness.

Apart from this many other festivals celebrates by the Mandir Society like Ram Navami, Holi Milan.


Mahakali Mandir society organizes many other social and cultural activities. The society arranges an interstate cultural competition. It also organizes an annual sports day for the children. The Chittaranjan park kali mandir society runs free Homeopathy and Naturopathy Dispensaries. It also runs a yoga center, a library with 5000 books, weekly Bengali speaking classes.

Weather Of Delhi

During the months of summer (Mar to May) it extremely hot the temperature can rise up to 46 degrees.
In the monsoon, the climate remains pleasant, but heavy rainfall can spoil your plans.
In the winter it can be cold the temperature can fall down to 5 degrees celsius. The morning and evening remain chilly, but in day time you can visit CR Park Kali Mandir.

Dress Code

Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms.

Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length.

Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir Location

The temple is located in the Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi, India. It is just 2 km away from Nehru Place Metro station.

How To Reach

  • From Delhi Airport
    You can reach Delhi airport then you can take the metro or public transport to reach the temple. The temple is approx 12 km away from the airport. If you want to choose the metro then the nearest metro station is Nehru place metro station which is 2 km away from the temple.
  • From Delhi railway station
    Delhi has three major railway stations. And all India is well connected with rail. Shatabdi like fast trains either terminate or pass through Delhi. From any of these railway stations, you can pick public transport or hire a cab to reach the temple.
  • From Delhi Interstate Bus Station
    If you belong to the Delhi NCR Area that road transport will be suitable for you. If you belong outside Delhi then you can reach the Delhi ISBT. From here you can take public transport as well as a private cab to reach the temple.

Do’s & Don’ts

Things to Do.

  • You can enjoy the musical fountain show which happens every evening in the temple complex.
  • You can attain the Aarti and Pooja during your visit.
  • If you are a good reader then there is a library where you can study some books and can get information about your culture.

Things to do not.

  • Any misconduct will not be tolerated by the Mandir authorities.
  • As the temple is a sacred place so you can’t spit anywhere.
  • You have to take off your shoes before entering the temple.
  • Photography is not allowed in the temple complex.

Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir Famous For

The temple is famous for its Durga Pooja. Because there are lots of Bengali people so it is one of the major points to celebrate the Durga Pooja. It is the most famous Mahakali temple in Delhi. The architecture of this temple also belongs to Bengal. The musical fountain show is also an attraction for people. The temple is surrounded by the garden so people can meditate here in the morning.

Kali Temple Committee

Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir Society (KMS)


  • Where Chittaranjan Park Kali temple is located?

    The temple is located in the Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi, India. It is just 2 km away from Nehru Place Metro station.

  • What is the timing of mandir?

    The temple is open early in the morning and closes at night at 10:00 p.m.

  • what is the best time to visit the temple?

    You can visit the temple throughout the year. But in the summer you should avoid the afternoon timing.

  • What are the major festivals conduct by the temple?

    The temple is famous for Durga Pooja. Along with this Mahashivratri or Ram Navami also celebrated.

  • How can I reach to Chittaranjan park kali mandir?

    If you belong to Delhi NCR so you can reach by metro. If you are an outsider then you can reach Delhi Airport and Delhi Railway station, then you can hire public transport or cab.

  • How can I Donate to mandir trust?

    You can donate online or there is a “Daan Patra” in the temple premises. You can donate there.

  • Is the entry in the Mandir complex are free?

    Yes, the entry in the Mandir complex is free.

  • What are the tourist places around the Chittaranjan Temple?

    You can visit Iskcon Temple, Lotus Temple, Chattarpur Temple.

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