Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple(Shakti pith) in Rajamundry Andhra Pradesh

Here is some information about  Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple(Shakti pith) in Rajamundry  Andhra Pradesh .

Location: Kotilingeswar temple on the banks of Godavari river near Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh.
Dedicated to: Goddesh Godavari Tir ,Vishweshwari Maa
Entry:Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: Among one of 52 Shakti Pith
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Rajamundry station
Nearest Air Port: Rajamundry Airport

About Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple(Shakti pith)

The Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Shakti pith Temple is located Kotilingeswar temple on the banks of Godavari river near Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh.The temple is Dedicated to Goddesh Goddesh Godavari Tir ,Vishweshwari Maa.Godavaritir or Sarvashail is the famous Shakti Peetha where it is said that the Left Cheek of Maa Sati fell and the idols worshiped at this religious place are Vishweshwari (Vishweshi) or Rakini or Viswamatuka (The mother of the whole world) and Lord Shiva as Vatsnabh or Dandapani (The one who holds a staff). This Shakti Peetha is located at Kotilingeswar temple on the banks of Godavari river near Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The Godavari River is sacred to Hindus and has several pilgrimage centers on its banks. It has been held as a special place of pilgrimage for many thousands of years. Many famous personalities, including Baladeva (5000 years ago) and more recently Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (500 years ago) have bathed in her waters as an act of worship.

River Godavari is considered the Dakshin (Southern) Ganges and Rajahmundry Dhakshin Kasi. Every twelve years, Pushkaram fair is held on its banks of the river. Crores of people have a holy dip in the sacred waters of the river to purify themselves of all their sins.

History of  Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple(Shakti pith)

Some of the renowned people in the Hindu Culture like Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Baladev also took bath in the Godavari River. There is no exact information about who and when this temple was built. But, it is said and also written in Puranas and Vedas that the chin of Maa Sati fell. So, in order to embark importance to this place and pray the Maa Sati, this temple was constructed. Information about the origin can be known best from the people who are living nearby to this temple.

How To Reach  Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple(Shakti pith)

By Road : There are many public and private vehicels available to reach Godavari Tir( Vishweshwari Maa) Temple.

By Train : The Nearest Railway station is Rajamundry station.

By Air : The Nearest Airprt is Rajamundry  Airport .

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