Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

Location: Darjeeling – Jorethang Rd, near Birch Hill Resort, Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/2zhFks6ytK9iDoBcA

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

What is Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple is a famous Hindu Temple. It is considered one of the most beautiful temples in India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Who built Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

It was built in 1993 by Shri Krishna Pranami in the divine memory of late guru Shri Mangaldasji.

What is the history of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

Guruji Shri Mangal Das Ji Mahraj arrived at Kalimpong in the year 1940 when he was 40 years old. His dream was to serve the people by constructing schools, orphanages, and temples. He visited this place and it created a deep impact in his mind. Later he purchased some land to fulfill his dream and the temple Mangal Dham Pranami was built in his memory.

Who is Shri Mangal Das Ji?

Guruji Mangaldasji was born on Ashwin Shukla Dwadashi Vikram Samvat 1953 (18th October 1896) in Melbote village of Ilam district of Nepal. His father was Shri Kalyandas and his mother’s name was Narbada Bai. He completed his holy journey on foot of all the four Dhams of Dwarka, Badrinath, Jagannath, and Rameshwaram, he reached the divine inspiration here to go and preach the Dharma in the North-Eastern region. He preached to his followers of living a purely vegetarian and simple life. Due to his preachings, thousands of people in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri, Assam, Sikkim, and Bhutan became his followers. On 1st  May 1985, He attained the Lotus feet of Lord Krishna.

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

What is the inside and outside view of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

This Temple is surrounded by an area of 2 acres. On the ground floor of the temple, there is the ‘Samadhi’ of Guruji Mangaldas.  The top floor of the temple is the prayer hall. In the prayer hall, there are idols of Raj Shyamji, Revered Prannathji, and Guru MangaldasjiOn both sides of the wall, there are picture stories of Nijanand Acharya Shri Devchandraji meeting Lord Krishna. Moreover, there are many sculptures on the inner wall of the temple. The temple is amazingly decorated. The place is very calm and quiet.

Why are people attracted to the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

Visitors and devotees all around the world visit Mangal Dham Pranami Temple every day. This is a place to create a spiritual connection with Lord Krishna. The calm and quietness of the place amuse the visitors. The travellers will get much knowledge about the Hindu culture and stories of Lord Krishna. This temple is considered one of the most charming and magnificent temples in India.

Are there any books available?

Yes, there are many books arranged by the temple authority for their visitors. You can buy them from the temple.

Name

Author / Writer

Price

Stock

Prarthana Puspanjali

Guruji Mangal Dasji

Rs. 5 /-

Available

Aatma Sopan

Guruji Mangal Dasji

Rs. 10 /-

Available

Pasu Pukar

Guruji Mangal Dasji

Rs. 10 /-

Available

Antardristi (Hindi/Nepali)

Guruji Mangal Dasji

Rs. 10 /-

Available

Mangal Sukti (English/Hindi/Nepali)

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 50 /-

Available

Bitak Bimars

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 200 /-

Available

Shree Guruji Sanchhipta Jeewan Gatha

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 10 /-

Available

Pahila Aafulai China (Nepali)

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 65 /-

Available

Mangal Smriti Granth

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 500 /-

Available

Seva Puja (Hindi translation)

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 50 /-

Available

Mahamati Prannath Prabodh

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 50 /-

Available

Nitya Path nepali translation

Lila Prasad Sapkota

Rs. 30 /-

Available

Paramhans Guruji Mangal Dasji

Nakul Kajee

Rs. 35 /-

Available

Are CD/DVDs available in the temple?

Yes, CD/DVDs available in the temple along with the temple.

Name

Author / Writer

Price

Stock

Shree Bitak Katha

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 250 /-

Available

Chitwani

Mohan Priyacharyaji

Rs. 50 /-

Available

Mangal Bhajanamrit

Hemprakash Khanal

Rs. 30 /-

Available

Nityapath

Group

Rs. 50 /-

Available

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

Is it safe to visit the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

Yes, it is safe to visit the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple. A huge number of devotees and visitors gather in this temple to perform their prayers.

Kalimpong Police Station

Location: Dr.Ongden Rd, Kalimpong Khasmahal, Kalimpong, West Bengal 734316, India

Phone Number: +91 3552 255 268

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/ydupiaGs4DD5bhRQ9

Is photography allowed in the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

Yes, photography is allowed in here.

How to donate to the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple?

People can donate to the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple by the following website of State Bank Collect.

Website: https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm

How to reach:

The Kalimpong Bus stand is only 700 meters away from the Mangal Dham Pranami Temple. It can also be reached from the nearest railway station and airport. The visitors can take a taxi from the station or airport to go to the temple.

Bus Stand: Kalimpong Bus Station

The nearest railway stations are:

The nearest airport is: Bagdogra Air Force Base Airport

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We wish you all the very best for your journey.
Happy Travelling.

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