Maa Jayanti

Introduction

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.

Location

Jayantia Shakthi Peeth is located in Alajore (also Kalajore) Baurbhag village of Falzur Pargana, Bangladesh. The temple is located at the foot hills of Khasia hills in Sylhet district. The temple is located in north eastern Bangladesh bordering Assam. Road transport is the most common means of transport available to reach the temple. Indians need visa permit to visit the temple. Dhaka is the nearest airport. The Shakthi Peeth is sanctified with the flowing of the river Jayanti. Mahakala temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is another interesting place to visit.

The Temple

The art and architecture of the temple is simple, but splendid. The temple is engraved in a hill and is surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers. The temple dome is covered with gold plated sheet. The temple has a large courtyard. There are three caves around the temple. The first cave has the idols of the holy Trinity- Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Ishwar. The second cave has the idol of Lord Shiva and the third cave has the idol of goddess Mahakali.

Festivals

Durga Pooja is celebrated with great fervour.