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Chatushrungi Mata Temple

One of the renowned temples of Hindu culture is Chaturshringi Temple which is located in the Pune city of Maharashtra region in India. Situated on the hill slopes on Senapati Bapat Road, this temple has evoked from ancient times which witnessed the reign of the great king, Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale. The temple is looked upon as one of the most pious pilgrimage places of all the temples in Hinduism. The trustees of the temple cling onto an extra inch of dedication in rendering services to both the devotees as well as the temple.

The name of the temple itself explains its meaning. Chatur indicates the number four which demonstrates four peaked mountains. Established with a height of 90 feet and a width of 120 feet, it is signifies the values of faith and power. A distance of 100 steps is to be covered in order to reach to the shrine of the Chaturshringi Goddess. Temples of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga are also a part of the premises. The temple of Lord Ganesha is inclusive of miniature idols of the famous Ashtavinayaka which means eight faces of Lord Ganesha. Four separate and individual hillocks are dedicated had been dedicated to the temple.


Temple associated legend says that, there once existed a prosperous and a rich merchant whose name was Durlabhsheth Pitambardas Mahajan. He was Goddess Chaturshringi’s ardent believer and had visited all her temples. Due to his old age, the flexibility in travelling was not up to the mark and for this very reason, he was unable to travel and pay visits to even more temples of the Goddess. Later, Goddess Chaturshringi appeared in his dream one night and blessed him saying that if it is not possible for him to be near her, she will stay near to him. She advised him to reside in the North-west Mountains of Pune. Apart from that, she asked him to dig the place and as per the description, the traces of goddess were found. It was not less than a miracle to find out swayabhu devi’s natural statue. After this, the construction of a proper temple at this place was done with timely renovation, being viewed as the present temple.


The present deity of Goddess Chaturshringi in the temple is also named as Goddess Ambareshwari. As per the recent considerations, she has been regarded as the presiding deity of Pune city. Chaturshringi Devasthan Trust is responsible for the maintenance of the temple. On the Navratri eve every year, the temple organizes a fair at the foot of the hills and thousands of people come together for Goddess Chaturshringi worship.

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  • About 6kms from Shivaji Nagar Bust Stand
  • About 10kms from Pune Station
  • About 25kms from Pune Airport

It is one of the pious pilgrimage places of the region and a visit is must by everyone.

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