Ashta Dasa Shakthi Peetha Maha Yagya
The Shakti Peethas is the spot love of Goddess Parvati who is a manifestation of Goddess Adi Shakti The three indication of Goddess Shakti is Durga, the goddess of solidarity and valor, Goddess Mahakali is the goddess of the annihilation of malice power, and Goddess Gowri the goddess of altruism.
As indicated by inheritance, Once, Lord Brahma played out a yagna to satisfy Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva. Goddess Shakti developed, isolating from Lord Shiva and helped Lord Brahma in the formation of the universe. Ruler Brahma chose to give Goddess Shakti back to Shiva. Consequently, his child, Daksha, played out a few yagnas to get Goddess Shakti as his girl as Sati. It was then concluded that Sati was carried into this world with the intention of getting hitched to Lord Shiva.
In any case, because Lord Shiva reviles to Lord Brahma since he lied to Lord Shiva his fifth head was wrecked by Lord Shiva. Presently, Daksha was scorn over Lord Shiva that he was disturbed to get wed towards Goddess Sati and gets pulled in towards Lord Shiva at long last they got wed. This marriage just Daksha scorn towards Lord Shiva. Evil presence Daksha is done a few yagas for rendering the retribution towards Goddess Sati and Lord Shiva. In this way, he welcomes each deva with the exception of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Evil spirit Daksha affronts Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati doesn’t acknowledge the offended which was finished by Daksha. Along these lines, she chose to immolate herself. Angered at the affront and the injury, Shiva demolished Daksha’s yagna and removed Daksha’s head. Submerged in despondency, Shiva got the remaining parts of Sati’s body and played out the Tandava – the heavenly move of devastation. To stop the annihilation, Vishnu utilized the Sudarshana Chakra, which slices through the Sati’s carcass. The different pieces of the body fell at a few spots all through the Indian subcontinent and framed locales which are known as Shakti Peeths today.
Goddess Shankari – Devi in Sri Lanka
This sanctuary is worked by Demon King Ravana, the first among Astadasha (18) Shakthi Peetha, loving the “Heart” body some portion of the Goddess Shakthi. This is where Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were satisfied with the compensation of Demon Ravana, who performed royal residence swearing service (Griha Pravesh) where Demon Ravana was honored with an aid got talented, this castle. Goddess Parvati remained at this royal residence as Shankari Devi.
Goddess Kamakshi – Kanchipuram
The sanctuary is broadly called Goddess Kamakshi a living Goddess in ‘Kamakoti’ Peetha. This is the spot Adi Shankaracharya has made “Karuna” Stotram for the goddess, was honored with an aid that Goddess Kamakshi will remain inside the sanctuary and won’t turn out without his consent. This is to spare the life of the individuals passed on subsequent to seeing her hazardous structure during the night, who use to go on adjusts as Rudra Shakti. Body part appendage of Goddess Shakthi had fallen turned into the revering spot of Goddess Shakti.
Goddess Shrinkala – Devi In Pradmyna
This sanctuary is situated in Pandua, Hoogly area, West Bengal. Later Sage Rishya Shrinkhala a lover of Goddess Shrinkhala is unadulterated on a fundamental level and soul of a youngster is calm and never blends. After accomplished, the sacrosanct strict information encouraged the celestial vitality around Srunga Parvatha, constructed a sanctuary at Shringeri, Karnataka. The body part stomach of Goddess Shakthi had fallen right now, here as Goddess Shrinkhala.
Goddess Chamunda – Mysore
This sanctuary is situated in the slope top in Mysore city, Karnataka and here the Goddess is known as Krouncha Peetham, and the sanctuary was before called Krouncha Puri and hair had fallen. She is a manifestation of Goddess Parvati, and venerated as Goddess Shakti, one who killed the evil spirits by the name “Chanda” and “Munda” and “wild ox Demon Mahishasura”. She is called as Guardian and the managing god, in a sitting stance, wearing jewel-studded neckband recorded on it 30 Vedic Slokas, bearing 8 safeguarding powers ashta bhujas, who is the defender of each of the 8 headings saving the forces of Goddess Shakti, including wellbeing, information, riches, association, participation, acclaim, fearlessness, and truth.
Goddess Jogulamba – Alampore
The Goddess of material delight is known as Jogulamba Devi or Yogamba Devi. Right now associate Lord Shiva is called Bala Brahmeswara Swamy. Her upper jaw with the tooth (Oordhav Danta Panki) had fallen here. The name Jogulamba is known from “Joginula Amma” signifies, Mother of Joginis/Yoginis, who has surrendered her most profound confidence in every single material joy, are a devoted artist and genuine admirer of awesome vitality. Goddess favor fans to avoid from every single malevolence soul, birth outline Doshas, Vaastu incongruencies. Supplicate Goddess Jogulamba, make you environment slick and cool, is a manifestation of “Ugra Roopa” a brutal structure, who is wealthy in vitality, difficult to get to, however adorable to revere, as she is merciful, offer security to genuine commitment.
Goddess Brhmarabika – Sri Shailam
Goddess Brhamarabika is adored as Bhramari or Chibuka (which means Chin), where Goddess Shakti, jawline has fallen here. Goddess is brought right now different names, as Maa Saptashringi, encompassed with seven pinnacles (Sapta Shrunga), is additionally famously known as Janasthan Shakti Peeta and the associate Lord Shiva is called as “Master Vriktaksh/Vikrakatakkha has Strabismus (one who with slanted eyes) or Lord Sarvasiddhish (favor life wants and wishes). Bhramari implies honey bees, encompassed by dark honey bees and another type of Goddess is Maa Kalika. The “Hring” sound of her honey bees is one of the Seed-Mantra or Beejakshar mantra of the Goddess, is spread with Sindoor everywhere throughout the body, had slained Demon Mahishasura, and the Goddess is self discharged (Swayambu), and is classified “Bhadrakali Mandir of old Nasik”.
Goddess Mahalakshmi – Kolhapur
Right now, Maha Lakshmi is additionally called as Dakshin Kashi, has an extraordinary strict hugeness, one is honored to acquire salvation from Life wants or have them satisfied. Additionally trusted Goddess Mahalakshmi with her partner Lord Vishu, dwells right now, the spot is related to Goddess Shakti, the goddess of intensity. The crown wore by Goddess Mahalakshmi, contain a picture Serpent, of Lord Vishnu, in her lower right hand a mhalunga (a citrus organic product), in the upper right, an enormous mace (kaumodaki) with its head contacting the ground, in the upper left is a shield (khetaka), and in the lower left, a bowl (panpatra). As indicated by sacred text Karavira Mahatmya Lord Vishnu is as Goddess Mahalakshmi. An evil presence by name Kolhasura was oppressive the Gods and Devas, was executed by Goddess Mahalakshmi, turned into a favorable sanctuary as “Inconvenience Reliever” or “Thirtha”, and this sanctuary has become her home, enhancements of representative worth.
Goddess Ekaveera – Mahur
Right now Goddess is loved as Ekaveerika Mata, her head has fallen right now become her house, the banks of Panch Ganga River, a little town Heure in Mahur, Maharastra. The divinity is just with her head, favoring lovers. Goddess Eka Veera is the senior sister of Goddess Renuka Devi, is the spouse of Sage Jamadagni as a Shiva linga. Goddess Eka Veera follows Tantric love, enthusiasts offer penances (Bali) to Goddess, are honored with shelters, harmony and concordance, success. Here Goddess’s head is adored as Eka Veera and the collection of Goddess Renuka Devi. When her child Parashurama killed her under the course of his dad, neglected to support her better half on schedule for the everyday petitions, except later Goddess Renuka Devi’s life was reestablished. Datta Jayanti or Datta Poornima is popular right now, the aficionados are offered Pan and Supari as holy endowments, a strict recognition (prasadh).
Goddess Mahakali – Ujjain
Right now Maha Kali’s right toe has fallen, has become her place of love. Her associate Lord Shiva is venerated as Nakulesh in the Sivalingam structure. This sanctuary is likewise called as Kalighat hallowed place, where Kolkatta has earned its name from Kalighat, situated on the banks of Adi (unique) Ganga River, interfacing Hoogly, regularly inherent Bengali style design. Here Goddess Maha Kali is the managing divinity, in the pernicious structure portrayed in Pranatoshini treatise delineating her birthplace, her quality, and how she is called as Adyakali. Goddess Maha Kali has numerous heritages of her reality. As indicated by Linga Purana, Demon Daruka was honored with an aid that, lone a lady can stop his reality. Master Shiva made Goddess Kali out of the toxic substance of his throat. Another epic Kalika Purana is another variant that Maha Kali appeared from Kukshi of Mahamaya. The fans are honored with material additions, immaculateness and thriving. Additionally a self-showed “Swayambu Lingam of Nakuleshwar Bhairav” is found and venerated near Goddess Maha Kali Temple.
Goddess Purhuthika – Peethika
Goddess Shakti of Shakti Peeta is revered in standing stance, as Goddess Purhuthika as her left hand had fallen right now, the Ashta Dasha Shakti Peeta, where Lord Shiva is known as Kukkuteswara Swamy, skilled with a renowned sanctuary lake “Padagaya Sarovaram”, numerous enthusiasts takes a sacred plunge, karma of the progenitors or withdrew spirits are performed at this spot, to free the wrongdoings from an earlier time and be honored with wants throughout everyday life, family subjugations, great wellbeing and success. Here the Goddess is likewise called as “Puruhootha Lakshmi” contemplating holding a lotus and Divine Nectar Vessel (Madhu Patra) in her two hands, managing the lovers the yields of the year taking care of them with pack loaded with seeds hanging on her lower right hand, Axe on the other.
Goddess Girija – Odhyana
This temple is one of the important Ashtadasha Shakti Peethas, as described by Adi Sankara, in his verses. Goddess Girija’s navel had fallen here, became the place of worship as “Girija” or ” Maa Biraja devi” is also known as ” Trishakti Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati” with her consort Lord Shiva called “Lord Jagannath”. In this temple, the deity Durga Devi is worshipped as Girija (Viraja).
Goddess Girija with her two hands (dwibhuja) was seen piercing the chest of Demon Mahishasura with Trident on one hand and pulling the tail of the Demon with the other, who is having the powers to change between human and buffalo form, at will. The crown of Goddess Girija has images of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Naga or Serpent, Goddess Yoni, Shiva Ling and a Crescent Moon
Goddess Girija’s affiliations with Lord Ganapathi signify destroyer of impediments.
Goddess Girija affiliations with Naga/ Serpent signifies her omnipotence
Goddess Girija affiliations with Yoni and Shiva Ling signifies her Creation and Destruction aspects
Goddess Girija’s affiliations with Crescent Moon signifies remover of all mental ailments.
Goddess Manikyamba Devi- Draksharamam
In this temple, Goddess Manikyamba left cheek has fallen, became the abode and worshipped as Manikyamba and Lord Bhairava (Lord Shiva) as Bheemeshwara. The place Draksharamam is one of the Maha Shakti Peethas, and one of the five Pancharamams and the other four being Amararamam, Ksheeraramam, Somaramam, and Bhimaramam.
In this temple, Lord Shiva is worshipped as Sri Bheemeshwara, a 16-inch Swayambu Spatika Linga one of the world’s longest Shiva Linga installed by Daksha Prajapathi, is also known as “Bogalingam”. Goddess Manikyamba with “Atma lingam” in her hand, seated on Srichakra, symbolizes the enactment of the universe with the powers of celestial energy.
Very close to the temple at Draksharamam, Sage Saptamaharishis (seven sages) divided the Godavari River into seven streams, is systematized benevolent workmanship, where Bhardwaj, Viswamitra and Jamadagni streams are known as Antarvahinis later merged as Sapta Godavari Kundam (pond), where devotees take a dip to clear the sins and karmas of the past, cleansing the body and soul, gain self-consciousness, divine blessings for early marriages, a boon for childless couples, wealth and prosperity
Goddess Kamarupa Devi- Guwahati (Assam)
According to Kalika Purana, this place is one of the important Shakti Peetas, where Goddess Shakti’s Yoni or the genital organ, had fallen. Here Goddess Kamarupa is worshipped by several names such as Kamakhya, Kamagiri and Kamarupa and her consort Lord Shiva is worshipped as “Umananda”. The temple is beehive shaped gopuras, having a golden Trishula with three chambers, Calantha, Pancaratna and Natamandira. Naga Mata is facing west and the south chamber is Devi Chamundeshwari. The middle chamber or Pancaratna leads to Garba Griha, inside a cave leading to Yoni, dimly lit by oil lamps where the image in the rock is worshipped.
Umananda temple is located in the middle of River Brahmaputra, with beautiful sculptures. Goddess Kamarupa temple is the Goddess of Desire, welcomes tantric worship is popularly known as Maha Tripura Sundari, also called “Shodashi”. The deity resembling as a young goddess, a 16-year-old lad, 12 arms and 6 heads, (5 looking forward, one looking on-top, is seated on Lotus emerges from the navel of the remains of Lord Shiva, lying on top of a lion. Goddess Kamarupa is fond of Red, decorated with red hibiscus, holds in each of her ten hands, a lotus, a trident, sword, bell, discus, bow, arrows, club, goad, and shield. The other two she holds a bowl made of gold or a skull.
Goddess Madhaveswari Devi - Uttar Pradesh
Goddess Madhaveswari is situated in Prayaga and Goddess Shakti fingers have fallen in this place became her abode, is denoted as “Sapta Moksha Stals”, a holy shrine one who is blessed with Liberation or Salvation, also called as Theertharaj, King of all Theerthas. This Shakti Peethas is called “Alop Shaktipeeth” where the conjunction of all three rivers takes place as Triveni Sangamam comprising Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswathi. This place is very auspicious for taking bath in Triveni Sangamam, tonsure of the head of both men and women, performing rituals for ancestors as an honor and cleansing the sins, giving donations or material sacrifices. A ritual by name “Venipradana” denotes offering two or four inches of hair is a popular ritual representing your prayers to Goddess. In this Triveni Sangamon, famous Kumbhamela held once a year gives a celebration spirit and worshipping Goddess Madhaveswari will be blessed with removing Pitru doshas, relieving evil spirits, blessed with material abundance, good health, and prosperity.
Goddess Sarvamanagala Devi – Bihar
This is the place where the breast of Goddess Shakti has fallen is worshipped as Goddess Sarvamanagala and Lord Shiva in the form of Shivalinga located in the banks of the river Phalgu, Bihar. This is an auspicious place to perform ancestral karmas to remove Pitru Doshas and also called as Bhīma Gaya, where Pandava brothers Bhīma has performed the ancestral karmas in this place, as we could see the knee impression in this temple. This temple is located on Mangala Gauri hilltop facing east with beautiful carvings of God and Goddess with a mandap leading Garba Griha. Also, you could see, a small shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva and images of Demon Mahishasura, Mardinigaya inside this temple. Gaya is surrounded by Mangala Gauri, Rama Shila, Brahmayoni and Shringa Sthan hills on three sides, on the fourth side flowing river Phalgu, is a beautiful natural phenomenon.
Goddess Vishalakshi Devi - Uttar Pradesh
In this place wrist part of the Goddess, Vishalakshi has fallen here is the seventeenth Shakti Peethas situated at Kashi also known as Varanasi. It is a lifetime ambition for any middle-class family member to visit Kashi at least once to relieve from sins and karma and attain salvation. Here the Goddess is worshipped as Matha Vishalakshi, is also known as Manikurni or Manikarnika. The place Kashi is a holy place, the house of several religious temples and holy jyotirlinga Kshetram, where Lord Shiva is worshipped as Lord Vishvanatha. Famous Goddess Annapurneshwari temple is also been worshipped here by the devotees. Devotees first visit the famous Lord Kalabhairava temple and then visit Kashivishweshwar or Vishalakshi Mata temples, is blessed with removing evil effects, doshas, bless abundance, good health, and prosperity.
Goddess Saraswathi Devi – Kashmir
The place where Goddess Shakti right hand has fallen has become her Abode, is situated in Kashmir, was also called as Shardapeeth, where the sage Adi Sankaracharya has visited this place and took the blessings of Goddess Saraswathi. This is the place Sage Adi Sankaracharya reached his peak of spirituality. The temple is famous for placing its library with good works of art, science, literature, architecture, music, humanities, medicine, astrology, astronomy, philosophy, law and jurisprudence and Sanskrit, is priceless.
Significance Of Ashta Dasa Shakti Peethas Maha Yagya
This Ritual is a steadfast auspicious Yagya that bring solutions to all obstacles, setbacks, and troubles. It venerates the powers of Goddess Adi Prashakti who is the supreme feminine divinity, are the embodiments of all Shakti’s, the mighty powers of the universe, the unconquerable cosmic force, one who remove sufferings and sorrows. This Homam blesses natives evergreen success in business and future ventures, by protecting the good and destroying the evil. She is cosmic energy of the eternal world, one who never see an ending, as there is no start, and she keeps evolving at the appropriate time by divine force to destroy the evils and protect the creations and welfare of the universe. She evolves on her own by divine spirits and her Ashta Dasa Shakti Peethas personifies the divine energy of creation, sustention, and destruction a great divine mother by all divine energy around us in the forms of thermal energy, potential energy, gravitational energy and bless us with knowledge and wisdom, good job prospects, name and fame, cure disease and mental disorders, unending inflictions, Graha Doshas, remove legal hurdles, malefic effects in the birth chart, bestow good health, long life, wealth and prosperity.
- Protect from Sins of Past, clear distractions, focus on divine creations
- Bless purity in heart and soul, negate malefic effects and doshas, cure disease
- Bless Intelligence, Beauty, Remove the sense of insecurity, hardships
- Remove adversities, negativities, and enmities, bless blending, bonding
- Invoke faith, courage, and strength, remove fear and danger
- Bless peace, joy, and harmony, gain wealth abundance, Remove Hurdles