Patneshwari Temple(Shakti Pith)in Patna Bihar

Here is Some Information about Patneshwari Temple(Shakti Pith)in Patna Bihar India.




Location:  Maharajganj, about 10 K.m East from the Patna, Bihar
Dedicated to: Goddesh Patneshwari ,Durga
Entry:Free
Photography:Allow
Significance:Among one of 52 shakti Pith
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 10:00 Pm
Visiting Timing: 1 hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Patna station
Nearest Air Port: Loknayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna



More Information About  Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple





The Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple is located in Maharajganj, about 10 K.m East from the Patna, Bihar.The temle is dedicated to goddesh Patneshwari.Patna Shakti Peeth is among the 51 Shakti Peeth of Ma Sati.This city of Patna used to be known by the name “Magadha” in earlier times. Devi's right thigh fell here and the idols are Devi as “Sarvanandkari” and Shiva as “Vyomkesha”. According to the Tantra Charumani, the small images of the Bari Patan Devi Temple, Patna are the Goddess Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. In Hindu mythology, these Goddesses protected Putraka, who was the founder of Pataliputra.Patna Shakthi Peeth is the place where Devi Sati’s Right Thigh fell. Here Devi is worshipped as Sarvanandakari (also known as Bari Patan Devi) and Lord Shiva as Vyomkesha. It is also believed that Devi Sati’s “pat” (cloth) fell at Patna and the Devi is called as Choti Patan Devi. 
The art and architecture of the temple is quite simple, but it is sober. The main temple has a long dome structure and is painted with Pinkish color. Metal Railings are there, in order to keep the crowd in systematic manner. Just near to the temple, around 4 Km away, Holiest river of India, Ganga flows. Every day, Aarti is being carried by the priest and they recite Prayers dedicated to god and goddess and this aarti is followed by the bells, which looks very adorable.


History of  Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple  



The Bari Patan Devi and Choti Patan Devi temples are ancient temples. They are rebuilt from time to time. The temple architecture is in Brahmanical style with liberal use of marble and mosaic stones.
The Bari Patan Devi temple faces the north. At the entrance of the temple is a portico leading to the sanctum where the images of goddess Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati are in a standing position on a pedestal. The deities are carved out of black stone. All the three deities are dressed in a sari with a mukut(Kirit) crown adorning the head.
Choti Patan Devi temple faces the south-east direction. This temple also has the same goddess as in Bari Patan Devi temple. There is also a big statue of the Sun god, broken into two parts located at the northern compound side of the Choti Patan Devi temple. There are images of other gods and goddess in the western compound of the temple complex. There is also an image of Devi Parvati made out of black stone in a standing position, in the temple complex. The image of Devi Parvati is believed to be 100 years old. There is also a temple of Lord Shiva built in 1950 to the right side of Devi Parvati statue.


Festival Celebrate Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple



Navratri,Makar Sankranti, Sharad Purnima, Deepawali, Somvati Amavasya, Ram Navami .


How To Reach  Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple 






By Road : There are many public and private vehecals available to reach Patneshwari Shakti Pith Temple.

By Train : The Nearest Railway station is Patna station.

By AirThe Nearest Airport is Patna Airport.


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