Goddess Madhaveswari Devi
Goddess Madhaveswari temple is dedicated to Goddess Shakti, a form of Goddess Madhaveswari who is the consort of Lord Shiva. This temple is located in Prayaga Uttar Pradesh state where Goddess Sati’s fingers had fallen in this temple and became her abode is denoted as “Sapta Moksh Stals” a holy shrine one who is blesses with salvation. It is one of the18 maha shakti peethas.
According to the legacy, Goddess Sati, Daughter of King Daksha Prajapati married Lord Siva against her father’s wish. Angered Daksha thought of taking revenge on his Son-in-law. He decided to perform Yagya that he invited all Devas excluding his daughter and Son-in-law. Sati who came to understand about Yagya, reached her Paternal home to advise her father. Daksha insulted Sati ahead of the guests. Angered Sati raised high and self-immolated within the Yoga Agni. Lord Siva who came to about Sati’s Death ordered Veerabhadra to Kill Daksha. Veerabhadra along side Kali and other Siva Ganas destroyed Yagya place and killed Daksha. Lord Siva Danced the Dance of destruction (Pralaya Thandav) after collecting Sati’s corpse. Lord Vishnu sent his Chakra and made Sati’s body into pieces.
How To Perform Pujas To Goddess Madhaveswari Devi
Kumbh Mela is that the star attraction here and it attracts devotees in exorbitant numbers, both domestic and international also. it’s celebrated after a niche of each 12 years and on this auspicious period, people take bath within the water of Sangam. Navratri is that the major festival during this temple. Another festival that’s celebrated with great enthusiasm is that the ‘Shiv Ratri’ and through today, people keep fast, pour milk on the Shiv Lingam and offers ‘Bail’ (A sort of fruit) to the god idol. Festivals like Maha Shivrati, Chaitri Navratri, Ashwin Navratri, Dussehra, Durga puja and Deepavali are celebrated here within the grand manner. Significance: According to the Skanda Puranas, legacy related to the place Pragaya where the Lord Brahma organized Pragishta Yagya. From this the word “Prayaga” came. Pragaya has made the list of “Sapta Moksha Puranas” and also popular Kings of all Tirthas. There are three main holiest rivers named River Ganga, River Yamuna, and River Saraswati makes the highest holiest river within the earth and it’s also referred to as “Triveni Sangam”. this is often the rationale why Kumbha mela are celebrating here for the past 12 years.
According to the Skanda Puranas, legacy associated with the place Pragaya where the Lord Brahma organized Pragishta Yagya. From this the word “Prayaga” came. Pragaya has made the list of “Sapta Moksha Puranas” and also popular Kings of all Tirthas.
There are three main holiest rivers named River Ganga, River Yamuna, and River Saraswati makes the top most holiest river in the earth and it is also known as “Triveni Sangam”. This is the reason why Kumbha mela are celebrating here for the past 12 years.
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