Chintpurni is a Hindu pilgrimage shrine dedicated to Goddess Chhinnamasta. Chintpurni also stands among the 51 shakti peethas in India. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Vishnu severed the burning corpse of Sati for calming down raging Lord Shiva. Sati's body was cut into pieces and scattered in different directions and Chintpurni is the place where her head fell.
This shrine is based in Una district of Himachal Pradesh and is surrounded by the Shivalik Hills. The temperature of this place doesn't touches high mercury level during summers but days remain warmer as compared to nights. Chintpurni receives a high amount of rain-fall during the monsoon and witnesses extremely cold winters. At times, the place also receives snowfall during extreme low temperatures.
Chintpurni is a pilgrimage spot that is located amid the picturesque nature and that makes a famous holiday destination as well. Many devotees flock to this place for seeking the blessings of Goddess Chhinnamasta and spending vacations as well. Places like Maharana Pratap Lake and Swan Valley are splendid attractions here.