Kalkaji Mandir

Kalkaji Temple, Delhi

Kalkaji Temple is one of the ancient shrine located at Nehru Place and is known to be a shrine which has come-up on it’s own or a self manifested one.The temple is located near the metro station and is easily accessible by bus, metro and various other modes of transport. The Hindus believe that the image of the Goddess Kalka here and is known to be a deity who killed with the help of supreme Goddesses various demons like raktabija and other giant demons. The temple is thought to be a very older one and is believed to have been constructed but not earlier than the 1764 AD.

The temple complex as it stands today is constructed by brick masonry and is finished with plaster and marble although the temple does not look that beautiful and full of glitz but has its own importance when it comes to the sacredness of the central sanctorum. It is also believed to be the holy shrine with jayanti peetha or manokamna siddhi fulfillment structure with Mata Kalka helping the people through her blessings.The temple is visited by worshipers all the year round but during the Navratra people throng in large number to the temple.

Kalkaji Mandir is dedicated to Kalka Goddess. It is oldest temple in Delhi located in Nehru place area side. Generally, lots of people come to visit temple daily but main festival timings are Summer Navaratri (March Month) and Winter Navaratri (October or November Month). During Navaratri period thousands people come to visit Mandir and pryer to Goddess Kali.

Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 7.6 10.1 15.3 21.6 25.9 27.8 26.8 26.3 24.7 19.6 13.2 8.5
Average High (℃) 21.0 23.5 29.2 36.0 39.2 38.8 34.7 33.6 34.2 33.0 28.3 22.9

Visit Information:-

Location:: Lotus Temple, Nehru Place

Nearest Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir (Violet & Magenta Line)

Address: Ma Anandmayee Marg, NSIC Estate, Okhla Phase III, Kalkaji, Delhi 110019.

Open: Monday to Tuesday (All of the Year)

Parking: Available

Built: "Sat Yuga".

Temple's Daily Time Schedule

4:00 am : Temple Opens

5: 00 am: Ganesh Vandana begins

5:30 am to 6:30 am: Shanan takes place. (remains closed)

6:30 am to 7:00 am: Morning Aarti is performed

12:00 NOON: Bhog is offered to the Deity.

11:45 am to 12:15 pm.(remains closed from)

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Temple is closed for cleaning.

7:00 pm: Ganesh Vandana behings.

7:30 PM to 8:30 pm: Shanan takes place.(remains closed.)

8:30 to 9:00 pm: Evening Aarti if performed.

11:30 pm: Sajja is offered.

11:30 pm to 4:00 am. (Temple remains closed)

Ticket Price (Entrance Fee): FREE

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport:16.8 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 13.5 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 15 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 6.4 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 16.3 KM