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Shakti Peetha of Odisha

13/10/2021 at 1:12 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 13: Since Vedic ages, ‘Shakti’ or the ‘Incomparable Divine Goddess’ are revered all over the nation as she is accepted to be the embodiment of the heavenly ladylike innovative force.

Goddess Shakti, the Goddess of force, is supposed to be the finished manifestation of the Adi Shakti. During Navratri and Durga Puja, the nine symbols of Navdurga or Shakti are venerated the nation over.

How Shakti Peethas appeared

There are 51 Shakti Peethas across the sub-mainland, where the Goddess is venerated as appearances of Dakshayani – Sati, later known as Parvati or Durga. Different legends clarify how Shakti Peethas appeared.

The most famous depends on the demise of Goddess Sati without anyone else imitating at the Yagna being performed by her father Daksha. Out of sadness and distress Shiva conveyed Sati’s body, thinking back with regards to their minutes as a team and wandered around the Universe with it.

To save the universe and bring back Shiva’s mental soundness, Lord Vishnu cut Sati’s inert body utilizing Sudharshan Chakra into 51 pieces.

These pieces fell on earth at different places and came to be known as Shakti Peeths. This load of 51 spots is viewed as blessed terrains and journeys.

Shakti Peethas in Odisha

Maa Tara Tarini

Maa Bhattarika

Maa Bimala

Maa Biraja

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