Pracheen Kali Mata Mandir is a famous old shrine of the Hindu religion, located in the city of Pathankot. The main deity of this temple is Goddess Kali Mata. A lot of local devotees and tourist from all around come to offer their prayers and maximum crowd is observed on tuesdays. A special bhandaara is also organised for devotees on tuesdays. Many devotees visit this temple during Navrathri.
How To Reach Pathankot
One can easily get regular flights to Pathankot from other major cities of the country.
There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Pathankot.
Pathankot is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.
Pracheen Kali Mata Mandir,
Kali Mata Mandir Rd,
Pincode - 145001.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Protection from evil
- Destruction of ego
Jayantii Manggalaa Kaalii Bhadrakaalii Kapaalinii Durgaa Shivaa Kssamaa Dhaatrii Svaahaa Svadhaa Namostu Te
Meaning -We salute the Devi Kali, who is always victorious and always auspicious, we offer salutations to Bhadrakali Devi who wears a skull garland, we salute Shiva's consort and the embodiment of self-control and supports all beings, Devi Durga, who is Swaha as well as Swadha. We offer our salutations to you.
Om Maha Kalyai Ca Vidmahe Smasana Vasinyai Ca Dhimahi Tanno Kali Prachodayat
Meaning -Om the great Goddess Kali who stays in the ocean of life and burial grounds, we focus our energies on you, may you grant us our wishes and bless us
Kaalika Kalahey Gorey Paathuthvaam Parameshwari Mandapey Thathra Mathangi Thatha Sowmya Swayamwarey
Meaning -Let the ever charming, mother of the universe, protect us and stay in this mandap and bestow her blessing on us as mother Mathangi.
Katyayani Mahamaye Mahayoginyadheeshwari Nandgopsutam Devipatim Me Kuru Te Namah
Meaning -Oh Goddess Katyayani, the great vigour of the Lord, the owner of great magical power and the mighty one who controls all, please make the son of Nanda Maharaj my husband. I offer my salutations to you.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M