Mithila Shakti Peeth is an important shakthi peeth where Devi Sati’s left shoulder (Vama Skandha) has fallen. Here Devi Sati is worshipped as Uma devi or Mahadevi and Lord Bhairav as Mahodar. Read More →

Tara Tarini (Sthana Khanda) is the Shakthi Peeth where Devi Sati’s breasts fell. Here the twin goddesses are worshipped as Tara and Tarini. According to Shiva Purana, Devi Bhagvatha and Kalika Purnana there are four Adi Shakthi Peethas. Read More →

Shri Parvat Shakthi Peeth is the place where Devi Sati’s right anklet fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Shri Sundari. (One who is pretty and Lord Shiva as Sundaranand (handsome)Read More →

Ramagiri or Chitrakoot Shakthi Peeth is the temple where Sati’s Right Breast had fallen. Devi Sati is worshipped as Shivani or Sharada and Lord Shiva as Chand Bhairav or as Chand.Read More →

Kanyashram Shakthi Peeth is the place where the back of Devi Sati fell. Here Devi Sati is worshipped as Sharwani or Narayani and Lord Shiva as Nimish. Kanyashram is also known as Kalikashram or Kanyakumari Shakthi PeethRead More →

Magadha Shakthi Peeth is the place where Devi Sati’s Right Thigh fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Sarvanandakari (also known as Bari Patan Devi) and Lord Shiva as Vyomkesha. It is also believed that Devi Sati’s “pat” (cloth) fell at Patna and the Devi is called as Choti Patan Devi.Read More →

Attahas Shakthi Peet is one of the important Shakthi peetas where Sati’s lower lip fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Phullara or Fullara meaning Flowering or Blooming and Lord Shiva is worshipped as Vishwesh (Lord of the universe)Read More →

Vakreshwar or Bakreshwar Shakthi Peeth is the place where Devi Sati’s part of the brain or mind (manas) fell. Here Devi Sati is worshipped as Mahishamardini and Lord Shiva as Bakrareshwar or Vakreshwar (meaning bent or curved). Read More →

Maa Kiriteswari temple is one of the 52 major Shakti peetas. The devi’s crown or Kirit fell at Kiritkona village. Here devi is worshipped as Vimala or pureand Shiva as Sangbart or Sambarta. Read More →

Kalighat Shakthi Peeth is one of the important Adi Shakthi Peethas. Goddess Kali is worshipped as a manifestation of Devi Sati. Devi Sati’s right toes fell in the Kalighat shrine. There is also a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva worshipped as Nakulesh in lingam form nearby. Kolkatta gets its name from Kalighat.Read More →

Jayantia Shakthi Peeth is the place where the left thigh of Devi Sati fell. Here Devi Sati is worshipped as Jayanti and Lord Shiva as Kramadishwar. Jayantia Shakth Peeth is locally known as Falizur Kalibari.Read More →

Maa Jashoreshwari Shakthi Peeth is the place where Devi Sati’s Palms and soles of the feet fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Maa Jashoreshwari and Lord Shiva as Chand. The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali. Jashoreshwari gets its name from the city “Jessore”.Read More →

Mukthinath or Gandaki Shakthi peeth is the temple where Sati’s Right Cheek has fallen. Devi Sati is worshipped as Gandakichandi (one who overcomes obstacles or Gandi) and Lord Shiva as Chakrapani. (one who holds discus).Read More →

Kanchidesh is the Shakthi Peeth where Devi Sati’s bone, skeleton fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Devgarbh and Bhairava as Ruru. Devi is locally known as Kankaleshwari.Read More →

Prabhas Shakthi Peeth is the place where Sati’s Stomach fell. Devi Sati is worshipped as Maa Chandrabhaga (the moon goddess) and Lord Shiva as Vakratunda (one with curved body).Read More →

Biraja or Viraja Temple is one of the important Maha Shakthi Peetas. Here the main idol Durga Devi is worshipped as Girija (Viraja) and Lord Shiva as Jagannath. Sati’s navel fell here. Adi Sankara describes the goddess as Girija in his Ashtadasha shakti peetha stuti. Read More →

Janasthan Shakti Peeta is one of the most famous Shakthi Peetas. Sati’s chin fell here. Devi is worshipped as Bhramari or Chibuka (meaning Chin) and Lord Shiva as Vriktaksh/Vikrakatakkha (one with crooked eyes) or Sarvasiddhish (one who grants all wishes).Read More →