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51 Shakti Peethas of Devi Parvati- Introduction

51 Shakti Peethas of Devi Parvati- Introduction

The 51 Shaktipeethas, spread across Indian sub-continent, are the holy spots where the broken body parts of Devi Sathi- wife of Lord Shiva fell on earth. These spots later became abodes of Goddess Parvati with…

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Virata (Ambika), Bairat, Rajasthan

Virata (Ambika), Bairat, Rajasthan

The vama padanguli (left foot fingers) of Goddess Sathi fell here. No one is sure about the exact location of the temple. View Larger Map

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Indrakshi, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Indrakshi, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

The nupura (anklet) of the Goddess Sathi is said to have fallen here. The shrine is part of Trikoneswaram temple of Trincomalee. Please note that Sri Nagapooshani Amman Koil of Nainativu (in Sri Lanka) also…

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Nandini, Sainthia, West Bengal

Nandini, Sainthia, West Bengal

The kanta hara (garland on the neck) of the Goddess fell here. The Shakthipeeth is known as Nandikeswari temple within the Sainthia town. View Larger Map

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Pullara, Labpur, West Bengal

Pullara, Labpur, West Bengal

The adharoshta (lower lip) of the Goddess fell here. The temple is about 220 kilometers from Kolkota. View Larger Map

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Yashora, Ishwaripur, Bangladesh

Yashora, Ishwaripur, Bangladesh

The vama hasta (left hand) of Goddess Sathi is said to have fallen here. The temple is at Ishwaripur near Daulatpur. It is about 120 kilometers from Jessore and Khulna. View Larger Map

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Mahisha Mardhini, Bakreswar, West Bengal

Mahisha Mardhini, Bakreswar, West Bengal

The manas (mind) of the Goddess is said to have fallen here. The Shakthipeeth is within the Bakranath temple complex. Bakreswar is about 24 kilometers from Suri and seven kilometers from Dubrajpur town. View Larger…

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Chamundeswari (Jaya Durga), Mysore, Karnataka

Chamundeswari (Jaya Durga), Mysore, Karnataka

The karna of Goddess Sathi is said to have fallen here. The Shakthi Peeth is the Chamundeswari temple on the Chamunda hills. Some believe the famous Mookambika temple at Kollur is the Shakthi Peeth. For…

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kali, Nalhati, West Bengal

kali, Nalhati, West Bengal

The nala ( seems urethra or umbilical cord) of Goddess Sathi fell here. Nalateswari temple in Nalhati is the Shakthipeeth. View Larger Map

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Uma Devi (Maha Devi), Janakpur, Nepal

Uma Devi (Maha Devi), Janakpur, Nepal

The vama skandha (left shoulder) of Goddess Sathi is believed to have fallen here. Janakpur is the birth place of Sita Devi of Ramayan. Janki mandir here is considered as Shakthipeeth. Many believe the Durgasthan…

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