18 Shakti Peethas, Asta Dasa Shakti Peetha temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti

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Asta Dasa Shakti Peethas are the 18 Shaktipeeth temples or prominent & most auspicious temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti. It is believed that these temples are most ancient in Hinduism and considered as the heavenly abodes of the Goddess. As per the legend of Sati Devi and Daksha Yagna, Goddess Sati’s slashed body parts were […]

Goddess Girija Devi or Virija Devi Temple, Astadasa Shakti Peetham in Orissa

Goddess Girija Devi Temple in Jajpur, Odisha is a Shaktipeetha Temple. Girija Devi Temple is one of the Ashtadasha Shaktipeetha Temples. The 11th  Shakti Peetha, Jajpur was consecrated as Dakshayanis navel part fallen here. The presiding deity of Jajpur Asta dasha shakti peetha is Goddess Girija Devi. Goddess Girija Devi is also worshipped with various […]

Pithapuram Puruhitika Devi Temple, Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi Shakti Peetham in Pithapuram

Puruhutika Devi temple in Pithapuram is one of the Astadasha Shakti Peetha temples. This temple is dedicated to Lord Kukkuteshwara Swamy (Lord Shiva) and his consort Goddess Sri Puruhutika Devi (Goddess Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi). Importance and Sanctity of Pithapuram: The kshetrams or the temples located here can directly indicate the significance and sanctity of Pithapuram. […]

Official Website of Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple is one of the famous Shakti Peeth temple in Maharashtra. It is one of the Ashtadasa Shakti Peeth, 18 ancient and powerful temples of Goddess Shakti. Mahalakshmi temple complex of Kolhapur also enshrines Mahakali, Maha Saraswati, along with Mahalakshmi. ‘Karavira Mahatmya’ states the legend, origin, and importance of Kolhapur Shakti Peeth. The […]

Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati in Assam: Kamakhya Shakti Peetha

Kamakhya Temple Guwahati Assam

Kamakhaya Temple is located in the Nilachal Hill, town of Tilla, in western part of the district of Guwahati, in the state of Assam, in India. In Bengali language, the goddess is known as Maa Tara. It is one of the Astadasha Shakti peethas situated in the North-eastern region of India. The primary deity of […]

Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple Photos, images

Mahishasura at Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore

Chamundeshwari Devi Temple is a famous Shakti Peetha Temple of Mysore, Karnataka. It is also referred to as one of the Astadasha Shakti Peethams, 18 prominent Shakti temples. Navaratri festival, Mysore Dasara festival, Ashada Shukravara Puja, Jamboo Savari during Mysore Dasara, etc. are the important festivals celebrated in Chamundeshwari Shakti Peetham in Mysore.

Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore, Karnataka

chamundeshwari temple in mysore karnataka

The Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore District of Karnataka is an important Shakti Peetha in India. It is located on the top of Chamundi Hills about 13 km from the city of Mysore. Goddess Durga is worshipped in the form of Chamundi in this temple. She is also known as Mahishasura Mardini for killing the demon […]

Astadasha Shakti Peethas – List of 18 Shakti Temples

This list of Ashtadasa Shakti peethas ( 18 Shakti Temples / Temples of Mother Goddess). It is a clear representation of Aadi Shankaracharya’s Astadasha Shakti peeta Stotram: Lankayam Shankari devi, Kamakshi Kanchika pure / Pradyumne Shrinkhala devi, Chamunda Krouncha pattane // Alampure Jogulamba, Sri shaile Bhramarambika / Kolha pure Maha lakshmi, Mahurye Ekaveerika // Ujjainyam […]