Situated in the Koderma-Giridih highway around 33 kms from the district headquarters. Maa chanchala devi temple is situated about 400 ft above the hilland is one of the form of goddess Durga.. Nearby hill there is a big cave having rock paintings of four forms of goddess Durga. Entering into the cave is difficult as the passage is very narrow.A large number of devotees reached here on Tuesday and Saturday in a week. Prasad used is Arwa rice and mishri.The use of sindur is prohibited. A large number of marriages, Mundan are solemnized here. Devotees has to go after taking bath. Violation of this rituals leads to punishment of insects bite.
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How to Reach:
The nearest Domestic Airport is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna, located at a distance of 165 Kms from Koderma. The second nearest Domestic Airport is Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi, 178 Kms from Koderma
The railway station is located in Koderma and it is well connected with major cities like Patna,Ranchi, Jammu, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Old Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bhubaneswar etc.
Chanchla dhaam is about 33 kms from the district headquarters