The temple of Kolkandoli is located in Nagrota, 13 km away from Jammu. According to legend, mother goddess appeared as a small child in Nagrota and practiced spiritual austerities for 12 years. During those times, mother used to play with little children. One day, a girl child felt thirsty, the divine child gave a bowl (Kol) and when it was shaken, water gushed out. It was believed that Kolkandoli temple was built by Pandavai. This temple has been considered to be gateway to the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
- Nearest Railway Station : Jammu Tawi, The temple is located at a distance of about 18.6 km from the railway station.
- Nearest Air Port : Jammu Airport, which is around 15.8 km away from the temple.
Jagti Road, Nagrota, Jammu and Kashmir 181221