Nestled in the serene environs of Dehradun, the Chandrabani temple is a holy place for the Hindu devotees. This holy site is also referred to as Gautam Kund as there is a holy kund or pond here. Devotees from across the country visit this place to take a holy dip in the kund, which is believed to be propitious.
Set in the midst of the Shivalik hills, the temple offers a spectacular vista of the sun-kissed mountain ranges around Gautam kund, about 2 km away from the Dehradun-Delhi road.
Mythology related to Chandrabani Temple
A famous legend goes that this place was the abode of Maharishi Gautam, where river Ganga manifested herself.
Fairs and Festival at Chandrabani Temple
Each year, a pompous Baisakhi Mela is held at the premises of the temple. People from far-flung villages come to be a part of this grand fair.
How to reach Chandrabani Temple
Chandrabani temple is situated at 3 kms from ISBT Dehradun and can be easily reach by hiring a taxi or auto. It is located at a distance from 50 km from Rishikesh, 58 km from Haridwar and about 238 km from Delhi. The travellers can commence their journey from ISBT, New Delhi. Since Dehradun is well connected with metalled roads, one can board the Shatabdi Express or the Mussoorie Express to reach Dehradun. The Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest air connectivity. The airport operates daily flights to Delhi and taxis are easily available to Chandrabani temple from here.