November 30, 2023

Shakti Peeth in India

Shakti Peethas are the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites dedicated to the goddess Shakti. They are believed to be where the body parts of the goddess Sati fell when her husband, Lord Shiva, carried her corpse in grief. There are 51 Shakti Peethas in India, each associated with a different part of the goddess’s body.

The most famous Shakti Peethas include:
• Kamakhya Temple in Assam
• Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu and Kashmir
• Kalighat Temple in West Bengal
• Tarapith Temple in West Bengal
• Vishalakshmi Devi Temple in Uttar Pradesh
• Tripura Sundari Temple in Tripura
• Jwalamukhi Temple in Himachal Pradesh

Shakti Peethas are prevalent pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Millions of pilgrims visit Shakti Peethas yearly to seek the goddess’s blessings. Shakti Peethas are also important cultural and historical sites. They offer a glimpse into the rich culture and heritage of Hinduism.