CHARMA MUNDA DEVI

According to Kashi Khand, Chapter 70, in Tarkeshwar Teerth, devotees can find Charma Munda Devi.  The Devi is visualised  as a huge figure trying to swallow the entire galaxy. She is described holding skull and knife in her hand with thousand shoulders.  Her hands are very huge.

Charma Munda

Charma Munda

She destroys all the evil forces and the enemies of the Holy place are chewed by her in her mouth. Devotees who worship Charma Munda Devi will not face any obstacles in their religious life.

LOCATION OF CHARMA MUNDA DEVI

Charma Munda Devi is located at B-2/62 Bhadaini. If one proceeds after Mata Anandmayee Hospital towards Assi, there is left turn going towards Bhadaini Water Works.  The corner building is B-2/61 which is the house of the Priest of the temple.  There is a fairly steep slope over which this temple is situated.  The locals call this temple as Nav Durga Temple.

Maha Munda

Maha Munda

The temple also houses Maha Munda Devi (Maha Runda) which has reference in Kashi Khand, Chapter 70.

TYPES OF POOJA

The place of worship is open from  05.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 04.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.  Mangala Aarti is performed at 05.45 a.m., Bhog Aarti at 10.00 a.m., evening aarti at 07.30 p.m. and Shayan Aarti at 10.00 p.m.

PRIEST OF THE TEMPLE

Shri Vikas Dubey is the priest of the temple and he can be contacted on his Cell No. (0)9336922371 for performing any special pooja etc.

Temple Details
  • A. Introduction
  • About Kashi Khand
  • Temples worshipped as Jyotirlings in Kashi
  • Kashi Yatra performed by South Indians
  • Importance of immersion of mortal remains (Asthi) in Ganga