Rajarappa Mandir Ranchi

Rajarappa Mandir Ranchi is located at a distance of 65 km from the capital city of the state of Jharkhand. The deity of Chinnamasta or Goddess Kali is worshipped in this temple. Here goddess Kali is also known as Prachanda Chandi. There is a waterfall at Rajarappa in Ranchi, which is located at a distance of 48 km from Hazaribagh and 43 km from the city center of Ranchi. Rajarappa Mandir at Ranchi is placed over the National Highway number 33, midway between the towns of Ranchi and Hazaribagh. Apart from the temple of Chinnamasta, at Rajarappa there are also temples of deities like Dakshin Kali and Astamatrika.

Tourists can easily reach the Rajarappa Mandir Ranchi via roadways from major cities of the region. There is a single bus that plys between Hazaribagh and Rajarappa, which runs via the region of Ramgarh. The road which leads from the town of Chittarpur takes the travelers up to the Rajarappa Mandir of Ranchi. There are many trekkers and buses that are regularly operated between Ramgarh and Hazaribagh. However, a change of transport is essential in order to reach Rajarappa Mandir Ranchi. Accommodation at the place is available in the two Dharmasalas, which are located in the temple yard. There are many travel agencies and the State Tourism Department, which organize package tours to the temples of Rajarappa.

The Rajarappa Mandir in Ranchi is situated at the confluence of two rivers, the Damodar and the Bhairabi or Bhera. The temple of Chinnamasta is considered to be one of the 51 Pithas, or the most holy places of the country. People visiting the place can also visit the nearby attractions like:
  • Raj Kund, the Hot Spring
  • Tilaiva Dam
  • Konar Dam
  • Crocodile Farm
  • Tiger Reserve Palamau
  • Fort of the Chero King Medini Roy
  • Betla Forest

Last Updated on 19/06/2013