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How many Shakti Pith of Devi Durga and where is they all ?

Asked by Jagdish Solanki, 30 Sep '08 12:26 pm
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ACCORDING TO HINDU PURAN-" DEVI DURGA WAS THE WIFE OF GOD SHIVA".. IN A JAGYA(HAVAN) WHICH WAS PERFORMED BY GODS.. DURGA WAS INVITED BUT SHIVA WAS NOT,, WHEN DURGA ASKED THAT WHY SHIVA WAS NOT INVITED GODS ANSWERED-- THAT GOD SHIV MAY COME WITH GHOSTS .. SO HE WAS NOT ALLOWED THERE,,, WHEN DURGA HEARD SOMETHING INSULTING ABOUT HER HUSBAND SHE TURNED INTO FIRE AND BURNET HERSELF;; SUDDENLY GOD SHIV THE GREATEST OF ALL GODS APPEARED THERE AND TOOK MAA DURGA's UNBURNT BODY ON HIS ARMS AND STARTED DANCING( PRALAY NRITYA),, WHICH WAS DESTROYING EVERYTHING ( SRISTI (ALL DEVINE CREATIONS)),, TO STOP SHIVA'S DEVASTATING DANCE GOD VISHNU(NARAYAN) TOOK HIS SUDARSHAN CHAKRA (THE ROUND SHAPED WEAPON OF VISNU),, AND STRATED TO CUT THE BODY OF MAA DURGA,,, MA DURGA's BODY PARTS FALL ON 51 PLACES ON THIS EARTH.. WHERE 51 GREATEST TEMPLES WERE CREATED YEARS & YEARS LATER... THESE 51 PLACES ARE CALLED SHAKTI PITH,,, THESE ARE VERY HOLY AND SACRED PLACES FOR HINDUS ...more
Answered by sunset point, 16 Nov '08 02:06 pm

 
  
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51 in all
Answered by Narayana Raja, 30 Sep '08 08:43 pm

 
  
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There is a very authentic book on Shaktipith published by Nijoshyo Communication. Also you can get the present videography of all the spots with yogic..more

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