Salkanpur Temple | Timings, Festivals & Ropeway

The Salkanpur Temple has situated on a 1000 ft high hillock in Salkanpur, Madhya Pradesh. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples for Hindus in India. Salkanpur Temple, or Bijasan Mata Temple, is a sacred Vidhyapeeth dedicated to Vindhyavasni Beejasan Devi. Timings: 6 am to 8 pm.

Overview of Salkanpur Temple

Salkanpur Temple

This sacred siddhpeeth of Vindhyavasni Beejasan devi (one of the incarnations of the “Hindu.” Goddess “Durga” is on a 1000-foot high hillock in the village of Salkanpur near Rehti village, 70 km from Bhopal.

To reach the temple, one can take a few different routes; this is the one that has around 1400 steps, there is another route that follows the road and takes one to the parking right next to the temple, and last but not least, one can also use a cable car to reach the top.

The deity, Ma Durga Beejasan, is held in high esteem by her followers & locals. Thousands of people visit this place daily. It is a very old Temple, but at present temple renovate by

Salkanpur Trust. The deity, Ma Durga Beejasan, is highly esteemed by her followers. This temple is atop a small hill amidst the lush green environments of the Ratapani Tiger Reserve.

History of Salkanpur Durga Temple

Salkanpur Durga Temple

Regarding the temple’s construction, the Banjaras built it about 300 years ago after fulfilling their wishes. According to the legend of the temple construction and the statue’s discovery, the cattle traders stopped at this place for rest and fodder.

The mother who removes sorrows:

In the court of Maa Bijasan, every call of the visitors ever goes empty. Maa Vijayasan Devi is seated on the mountain in her supreme divine form. Viraji Mata, or Vidhyavasini Devi, sits on the Vidhyanchal mountain range. According to the Puranas, Goddess Vijayasan is the incarnation of Mata Parvati, who killed the demon named Raktabeej at the request of the gods and protected the universe. Many people also worship Vijayasan Devi as Kuldevi. 

Temple Speciality

Bijasan Mata Temple

In the sanctum sanctorum of this Goddess temple, two eternal lamps have been burning for the last 400 years, and One has fed coconut oil, while the other has fed pure Desi Ghee.

Rope Way

Rope-way has also started, with the help it can reach here in 5 minutes. It is 75 km away from Bhopal of Devi Maa. Bijasan Mata Temple

Salkanpur Temple Timings

These are the times of the Bijasan Mata Temple.

Monday6 am to 8 pm
Tuesday6 am to 8 pm
Wednesday6 am to 8 pm
Thursday6 am to 8 pm
Friday6 am to 8 pm
Saturday6 am to 8 pm
Sunday6 am to 8 pm


Navaratri is a major festival. It is celebrated with great pomp.

Tourist Attraction in Salkanpur, Sehore

  • Kolar Dam
  • Ginnorgarh Fort
  • Digambar Waterfall
  • Parvati River Reservoir
  • Kanizeer Dam
  • Mata Mandir
  • The caves of Saru-maru

Hotels near Salkanpur Temple

  • Madhuban Resort By Somaiya
  • Shri mama ji hotel and Lodge
  • MPT Sagaun Resort, Delawadi
  • Hotel Narmada Inn, Budhni MP
  • oshonicss hotel & restaurant
  • Hotel Umang Palace
  • Lotuslap Resort


Salkanpur (V), Sehore (D)Madhya Pradesh 466446

How to reach Salkanpur Temple

By Air

Raja Bhoj AirPort Bhopal is near the temple.

By Train

Budni Railway Station is near the temple.

By Road

  • 25 km from hoshangabad
  • 45 km from Itarsi
  • 70km from Bhopal
  • The nearest major city is Bhopal


Which God is in Salkanpur Temple?

Goddess “Durga” is on a 1000-foot high hillock in the village of Salkanpur near Rehti village.

Why is the Salkanpur temple famous?

Salkanpur Temple has dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Legend says that one of the goddess’s body parts(The left breast of Sati fell at this place) fell here when Lord Shiva was saving her from burning.

How many steps are there in Salkanpur Temple?

Around 1400 steps are there.

Which district is Salkanpur Mata Mandir in?

Vindhyavasini Salkanpur Mata Temple in Bhopal.