Prayag( Madhaveswari)Temple(Shakti Pith)in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh

Here is some information about Prayag Temple(Shakti Pith)in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh India.

Location: Prayag Raj in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Dedicated to: Goddesh Madhaveswari
Entry: Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Significance: Among one of 51 Shakti pith
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Allahabad railway station
Nearest Airport: Allahabad Air port 

About  Prayag Shakti Pith Temple

The Prayag Shakti Pith Temple is located in Prayag Raj in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.Prayag Shakti Peeth is among the 51 Shakti Peeth of Ma Sati. It is said that, the ten fingers of maa Sati fell here, when lord Vishnu in order to relieve lord Shiva from grief of losing his wife Sati, used his ‘Sudarshan Chakra’ to incise maa Sati Body. Then, at the place of fall of ten fingers, this temple was constructed. Prayag Shakti Peeth is situated in Prayag Raj in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Here the idol of maa Sati is called as ‘Lalita’ and the lord Shiva is worshipped as ‘Bhava’. There is a temple which is dedicated Maa Sati and it is called as Laliteshwar Mahadev temple. 
Prayag is itself a major hub for the religious structures, and a major holy city in Hindu culture. Three major rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet here and this place is also called as ‘Sangam’. Every period of a year, you will see lots of people flocking to this part of country to take holy dip and it is said that by doing so, a human soul cleanses all his devils and bad deeds. Now talking about the Shakti Peeth, Laliteshwar Mahadev temple is said to be located in holy premises of Akshaywat in Vayavya of north-west corner near the bank of Yamuna. The art and architecture of the temple is really something to see for and in the sanctorum of the temple, there is large idol of Maa Sati with four hands and a glowing wheel behind the ‘Mukut’. Just adjacent to this idol, are the idol of lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. Also in the temple you will see the idols of Lord Ganesha and Gajanan.
History of  Prayag Shakti Pith Temple 

There are mainly three stories about the word Alopi. They are, Alop means the one who disappeared. After Sati dahana and Dhaksha Yagna destruction, Lord Siva disturbed mentally and lifted Satidevi’s body and roaming without any destination. Lord Vishnu cut Sati devi body parts by using Sudarshana Chakra. Every place, where Satidevi’s body part fell, became a Shaktipeeth. Here the ten fingers of Maa Sati fell. Prayaga is the last place, where last part of Sati devi’s body fell on ground. Here Sati devi body became disappeared, hence the name Alopi.
There are some other stories about Alopi mata. In every temple, at least one idol or one symbol will be there for worshipping the goddess. But here, there is no idol or symbol. We have to imagine the goddess present on a wooden jhula. Hence the name Alopi.
According to a local story, Alopi mata is a newly married bride. She disappeared from pallaki, when robbers attÄ…cked the marriage troop. As the bride disappeared as a miracle, she is worshipped as.
 How To Reach Prayag Shakti Pith Temple

By Road: There are many public and private vehicels available to reach  Prayag Shakti Pith Temple
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh.

By Train : The Nearest Railway station is Allahabad station.

By Air : The Nearest Airport is Allahabad Airport.

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