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Jay Maa Santoshi Mandir @ Ranchi (Jharkhand)


Jay Maa Santoshi Mandir @ Ranchi :

Jay Maa Santoshi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Santoshi. It is located opposite the main gate of Pahadi Mandir which is a very famous temple in Ranchi.

Other than Maa Santoshi, you will also find a Shivling where you can offer milk, water, etc. Temple is very small in size but very famous among the local people as they feel all your wishes will be fulfilled once you visit the temple.

You will find many shops near the temple where you can purchase flowers, prasad, and other items. 

If you are in Ranchi, it's a must-visit place and I am sure you will love it.

Temple visiting Timing:  4:30 am to 7:00 pm.  - Everyday. During the festival, the timing may change.

Best time to visit: All time. 

Entry Fees:  There is no entry fee for general darshan but you have to pay charges for different rituals. There are no fixed charges but you have to talk with Purohit and fix the rate.

Temple Address:
Jay Maa Santoshi Mandir
Shiv Shanti path Pahadi mandir, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834001

Special occasion:
Every day thousands of devotees visit there. During Mahashivratri, Shravan Masa, Friday,  other Hindu Hindu festivals, on weekends you will find more visitors. 

Places to visit in and around Ranchi:
  • Pahari Mandir
  • Kali Mandir
  • Tagore Hill
  • Jagannath Mandir
  • Kanke Dam
  • Ranchi Lake
  • Nakshatra Van
  • Dasham Falls
  • Jonha Falls
  • Patratu Valley
  • Birsa Zoological Park
  • Sun Temple
  • Hundru Falls
  • Deori Mandir
Parking Places: There is no dedicated parking place near the temple but you have to park on the Roadside only. Better to use local transport system as they are quite chea[er. 

How to reach: 

Indian Rail: The nearest railway station is Ranchi Jn which is 5 km from the temple. Another important railway station is Hatia Railway Station. These railway stations are well connected with major Indian Cities. 
Buses: The nearest bus station is in Khadgadha, Ranchi which is 5 km from the temple. Regular buses are available from different cities like Patna, Gaya, Varanashi, Kolkatta, etc. 
Airport: The nearest airport is Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi which is 10 km from the temple. The airport is well connected with different cities in India. 
Private Taxis: Availability of private taxis, Autos are very good. 

Distance from nearby Major Cities
  • Patna:  329 km     
  • Gaya: 231 km
  • Varanashi: 432 km
  • Rajgir: 243 km 
  • Kolkatta: 402 km

There are lots of hotels and lodges available around the temple for different price ranges. 

Food & Restaurant:
As this is a famous temple in Ranchi (Jharkhand), many restaurants are available around it at the bottom of the hill.

Few Photos:

Visit Date: 18 Aug 2021