Shakti Mandir is a revered Hindu Temple in Dhanbad. Dedicated to Goddess Durga, the temple is situated on the city itself. Devotees throng here all round the year. Goddess Durga is also known as Goddess of Shakti or Power. It is thus named after the power of Goddess Durga. The temple is situated on Joraphatak Road which is almost in the heart of the city. Shakti Mandir owns ‘Akhand Jyoti’ or eternal flame which is brought from Vaishno Devi.
It is the main attraction for which people turn up to this temple. Bhajanas, jagrans and kirtans are regularly carried out by the devotees. Shakti Mandir is heavily crowded in occasions like Diwali and Dussehera. Tuesdays and Fridays of the week are considered to be special days and thus people make a mandatory visit on these days.