Katyayani Temple(Shakti Pith) in Vrindavan Uttar Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Katyayani Temple(Shakti Pith)  in Vrindavan Uttar Pradesh India.


Location: Peethsthan at Vrindavan,Mathura ,Uttar Pradesh
Built in: 1923
Built By:Yogiraj Swami Keshwanand Bramchari
Dedicated to: Goddesh Katyayan ,Durga
Entry: Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 5:00 Am  to 9:00 Pm
Significance: Among One 52 shakti pith
Visiting Timing: 1Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Mathura Junction(27 Km)
Nearest Airport: Agra Airport

About Katyayani Shakti Pith Temple

The Katyayani Shakti Pith Temple is located in Peethsthan at Vrindavan near Mathura.The temple construction was built in 1923 and built by Yogiraj Swami Keshwanand Bramchari.The temple is dedicated to Goddesh Katyayan ,Durga.The location of these spots was identified centuries later by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a saint who had come from Bengal.Shri Katyayani Peeth of Ashtdhatu (8 metals) idol was installed in accordance with Santandharam rites by learned pandits invited for the ceremony from Bengal, Varanasi and other cities. As per the Sanatandharam practice the main temple of Katyayani Temple has 5 deities corresponding to the five forms of worship - Sampradaya - namely
Shakti (Goddess Katyayani),Shaiv (Chandra Shekar Maharaj, Shiv),Vaishnav - Sri Laxmi Narain,
Ganapataya - Sri Ganesh,Saurya - Lord Surya.
 History of  Katyayani Shakti Pith Temple 

The Shiv Puran mentions that "Dakshprajapati" father of Goddess Sati, (consort of Lord Shiva), organized a big Yagna in which he did not invite Lord Shiva. When Sati learned that Lord Shiva was insulted she jumped into the fire. This enraged Lord Shiva who took the burning body of Sati on his shoulders and performed the Tandav dance (dance of destruction). According to the legend when Lord Vishnu saw mass destruction all around he tried to normalize Lord Shiva and cut the burning body of Sati into pieces with his Chakra (Mace). It is said that the various spots where parts of Devi Sati fell became Shakti Peeth Sthans. There are supposed to be 108 such Sthans , out of which only 51 are known today. It is stated that the hair of Goddess Sati fell in Brij and the spot is known as Katyayani Peeth.
How To Reach  Katyayani Shakti Pith Temple

By Road : There are many Public and private vehicles available to reach Katyayani Shakti Pith Temple Vrindavan.

By Train :The Nearest railway station is Mathura Junction(21 Km). 

By Air : The Nearest Airport is agra Airport.
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