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PanchSagar Shakti Peeth, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India: The Shaktism

PanchSagar Shakti Peeth, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India: The Shaktism

Panchsagar Shakti Peeth

Panch Sagar Shakti peeth is one of the 51 Shakti peeths in Hinduism. This Shakti peeth is situated in the city of Varanasi within the state of Uttar Pradesh.

According to the Puranas in Hinduism, wherever the physique elements or ornaments of the goddess Sati fell, there they became Shakti peeth. These Shakti peeths are known as very holy shrines, which are spread all over the Indian subcontinent. These Shakti peeths are essential from a nonsecular viewpoint. The Devipuran describes 51 Shakti peeths.

Significance of PanchSagar Shakti peeth

Within the Panch Sagar Shakti peeth, the "lower tooth"  of Mother Sati fell. Here Mata Sati is known as ‘Varahi’ and Lord Shiva as ‘Maharudra’.

Panch Sagar Shakti peeth is one of the 51 Shakti peeths. According to the Puranas of Hinduism, wherever the pieces of the part of Sati fell, the clothes or jewelry worn, Shakti peeth came into existence. These are called holy places of pilgrimage. These pilgrimage spots are spread across the Indian subcontinent. The Devi Purana describes the 51 pilgrim spots.

• It is located in Varanasi city of Shakti peeth, Uttar Pradesh.
• "Adhodanta (bottom enamel)" of Sati fell in Panch Sagar Shakti peeth.
• Here Sati is 'Varahi' and Shiva 'Maharudra'.

Panch Sagar Shakti peeth Mythology

 According to religious texts, parts of Goddess Sati fell at all these places According to the legend, a yajna was organized by King Daksha, father-in-law of Lord Shiva, during which King Daksha didn't send invitations to Lord Shiva and Mother Sati as a result of King Daksha didn't consider Lord Shiva as his equal. There was a variety of insult to Lord Shiva on the place of sacrifice, which Mata Sati could not bear and she fell into the Havan Kund there.

Lord Shankar came to find out about this, after which he reached there and took out the body of Mata Sati from Havan Kund and began doing Tandava, which caused upheaval in the entire universe. To save the entire universe from this crisis, Lord Vishnu divided the body of Mata Sati into 51 parts from his Sudarshan Chakra, the limb where it fell became the Shakti Peetha.

Within the Panch Sagar Shakti peeth, the "lower tooth"  of Mother Sati fell. Here Mata Sati is known as ‘Varahi’ and Lord Shiva as ‘Maharudra’.

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