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 […]

Saraswati Temple, Kashmir | Sharada Shakti Peeth in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

Goddess Saraswati temple (Sharada Temple – which is now in ruins Pakistan occupied Kashmir) on the banks of the Krishnaganga river (referred to as Neelum river by Pakistan) is the last Shaktipeetha Temple mentioned as part of Ashtadasha Shaktipeethas in Hindu Scriptures as ‘Kashmirethu Saraswati’. The temple is at a height of 11,000 feet above […]

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple | Shaktipeetha Temple in Prayag

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple is one of the 18 Shaktipeetha Temples (Astadasha Shaktipeethas). It is 14th Temple in the list. The Goddess here is also popular as Alopi Mata (Maa Lalita). According to the legend of Sati, Hastanguli (Hand fingers) of the Goddess were fallen on this place. Bhairava of this Shakti Peetha is ‘Bhava’ and […]

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

Durga Mata

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 […]