Bambleshwari Temple Dongargarh
About Bambleshwari Temple
A tehsil headquarter, Dongargarh is the main tourist as well as pilgrimage of the district. The famous temple of MAA BAMBLESHWARI, is on a hilltop of 1600 feet in the town of Dongargarh. This temple is referred as BADI BAMBLESHWARI. Another temple at ground level is situated about 1/2 k.m. from the main temple complex. This temple is referred as CHOTTI BAMBLESHWARI. Lakhs of people from in and around Chhattisgarh flock the shrine during the navratris of Kavar (during Dashera) and Chaitra (during Ramnavmi). During these navratris melas (fair) are organised in the premises of the temple, which run 24 hours. Many companies and organisations display their product during this mela. The added tourist attraction is the ropeway. It is the only passenger ropeway in the state of Chhattisgarh.
Nearest airport is at Raipur with 100 km. Nearest railway station is Dongargarh. CSRTC buses, private buses/vehicles are available from Rajnandgaon and other cities.
Navratris during Ram Navami (March/April) and Dusshera (September/October) are important festivals of the temple.