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Bajreshwari Mata Temple, Nagarkot, Kangra Timings, History and How to Reach

The Shree Bajreshwari Mata Mandir, also known as Kangra Devi Mandir, is a holy temple located in the town of Kangra Nagarkot, Himachal Pradesh. Nagarkot Devi Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Pithas dedicated to Nagarkot Mata Vajreshvari, a form of Goddess Durga.

Nagarkot Temple

The Bajreshwari temple is located in the Kangra district and is easily reachable from the Kangra Mandir and Kangra railway station is the nearest railway station to Nagarkot. Furthermore, Nagarkot Mata Mandir is only 10 km from Kangra Airport.

Brajeshwari Devi Temple Kangra History

Nagarkot Dham was constructed by the Pandavas at the time of Mahabharatha. According to legend, the Pandavas dreamed about and saw Goddess Durga., during which she told them that she was situated in the Nagarkot village and that if they needed themselves to be secure, they ought to make a temple in Kangra.

Nagarkot Mata Mandir Himachal Pradesh

The Pandavas built a beautiful temple in Nagarkot, Himachal Pradesh. In 1905, Nagarkot Devi Temple was destroyed in the earthquake and was later rebuilt by the government.

The main gate of the temple has a Nagarkhana, or drum house and is constructed in the same style as the Bassein fort gate. The temple is further protected by a stone wall. Nagarkot Mandir, Kangra, has three tombs.

Inside the Nagarkot Mandir, the idol of Dhayanu Bhagat is located in front of the main temple. Also, there is a small Bhairav temple inside the Nagarkot dham.

Bajreshwari Mata Temple, Nagarkot, Kangra Timings

Kangra Devi Temple Timings

The opening and closing timings of Kangra Devi Temple are given below. You must check it before visiting this temple.

Morning5:30 AM to 12:00 PMMorning5:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Afternoon: Closed at12:00 PM to 12:30 PMAfternoon: Closed at12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: Open at12:30 PM to 8:00 PMAfternoon: Open at12:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Nagarkot Mata Mandir Aarti Timings

Winter AartiTimings
Mangal AartiMorning from 05:45 AM to 06:00 AM
Mukhya AartiMorning from 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM Evening from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Summer AartiTimings
Mangal AartiMorning from 5:00 AM to 5:15 AM
Mukhya AartiMorning from 5:00 AM to 6:15 AM Evening from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

How to Reach Mata Kangra Devi Temple

By Air

Gaggal Airport is the nearest airport, 10 km from the Mata Kangra Devi Temple.

By Road

Kangra is well connected by road you can get many buses and taxis to reach Nagarkot Temple.

By Train

Pathankot, the nearest large railway station, is located 85 km away from Kangra.

Best Accommodation Options to Stay in Kangra

YatraDham.Org provides the best comfortable and affordable Dharamshala and hotel to stay in Kangra with all the required facilities.

Fairs and Festivals at Bajreshwari Mata Temple

At Kangra Devi Mandir, many fairs and festivals are celebrated throughout the year. Some of the important festivals are listed below.

  • Navratri
  • Diwali
  • Shivratri
  • Makar Sankranti

Tourist Places Near Mata Bajreshwari Devi Temple

  • Achhra Kund
  • Gupat Ganga
  • Jayanti Mata
  • Suraj Kund Fort
  • Kangra Chakkar Kund
  • Kurukshetra Kund
  • Virbhadra Temple
  • Lanka Kund (Lanka Garh)

Distance from Mata Bajreshwari Devi Temple

Mcleodganj22 km
Palampur33 km
Pathankot84 km
Shimla217 km
Manali218 km
Dharamshala55 km
Kangra35 km

In this post, we provided the complete details of Nagarkot Devi Temple, Himachal Pradesh. We have covered the timings of the temple, its history and how to reach the Nagarkot Temple. Read all this information before visiting this temple.

Thank You!

Sanjay Dangrocha
Sanjay Dangrocha is your guide to a world of adventure through his travel blog. Stay updated for your next journey to famous temples, travel adventures and must-visit places.”


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2 years ago

How to contact the temple priests in case need more information on the temple and its beliefs?

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