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Ramgiri Temple(Shakti Pith) in Chitrakoot Uttar Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Ramgiri Temple(Shakti Pith) in Chitrakoot Uttar Pradesh India.

Location: Chitrakoot ,Uttar Pradesh
Dedicated to: Goddesh Shivani
Entry: Free
Significance: among one of 52 Shakti Pith
Temple Timing: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Chitrakoot Railway station
Nearest Airport: Allahabad Airport

About Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple  in Chitrakoot 

The Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple is located on Chitrakoot hill in Chitrakoot Uttar pradesh.Chitrakoot town is home of several ancient temples mentioned in Hindu Scriptures. Chitrakoot area borders Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.Chitrakoot Shakti Peeth is among the 51 Shakti Peeth of Ma Sati. It is said that, the Right breast 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 Right breast, this temple was constructed. Chitrakoot Shakti Peeth is situated in Chitrakoot (Ramgiri), in Uttar Pradesh, India. Here the idol of maa Sati is called as ‘Shivani’ and the lord Shiva is worshipped as ‘Chand Bhairav’.Mandakini River is the prominent water body and Chitrakoot is situated on the bank of this river. Chitrakoot has earned quite high stratum when it comes to the holy place and has more strata as compared to Prayagraj. There is ample amount of temple situated here, and all of them lie just adjacent to the banks of Mandakini River. The art and architecture of the temple is grand and made of stones on which various idols of god and goddesses are engraved. The entrance of the temple is welcomed by several steps and then comes the main hall of the temple. 

History  of  Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple  in Chitrakoot  

Chitrakoot temple is considered as a very sacred place. Lord Rama, Sita Devi and Lakshmana are said to have spent their eleven and a half years in these forests out of their fourteen years of exile. Several sages, seers such as Atri, Sati Anusuya, Dattatreya, Maharishi Markandeya, Sarbhanga, Sutikshna have meditated here. Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar also took their incarnations here.It is also said when Lord Rama performed the Shradda ceremony of his father, all the gods and goddesses came to Chitrakuta to partake of the Shuddhi (i.e. a feast given to all the relatives and friends on the thirteenth day of the death in the family).The first known mention of Chitrakoot is in Valmiki Ramayana.Mahakavi Kalidasa describes Chitrakoot as Ramgiri due to his Bhakthi to Lord Rama.Tulsidas, the saint poet of Hindi is said to have had darshan of Lord Ram at Chitrakoot.
Festival Celebrate  Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple

Navratri, Makar Sankranti, Amavasya, Somwati Amavasya, Deepavali, Sharad Poornima, Makar Sankranti and Ramanavi are some of the special occasions when people gather at Chitrakoot for festivities.

How to Reach Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple  in Chitrakoot  

By Road :There are many public and private vehecles available to reach  Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple in Chitrakoot .

By Train : The Nearest Railway station is Chitrakoot station.

By Air : The Nearest Airport is Alhabad Airport.

Picture Gellery of   Ramgiri Shakti Pith Temple  in Chitrakoot 

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