Read about Saptashrungi Devi story

Saptashrungi Devi story is one among the 51 Shakti peethas arranged in the Indian subcontinent. The Devi is said to be swayambhu on a stone on the sheer face of a mountain. She is encompassed by seven pinnacles, thus the name-Sapta Shrungi Mata (mother of the seven pinnacles). The picture of Devi is gigantic around 10 feet tall with 18 hands, holding different weapons. The symbol is constantly covered with Sindoor, which is viewed as promising in this area.

In Saptashrungi Devi Story, right arm of the Goddess is considered to have fallen, when grief-stricken and agitated Shiva was carrying her dead body around the world on his shoulders, and Vishnu had cut her body into pieces with his Sudarshana Chakra.

Saptashrungi Devi Story behind this event is that King Prajapati Daksha, father of Sati, was performing a yagna when deities of the Vedic times like Agni, the fire god, and others were invoked by offering oblations such as ghee, milk, grains and so forth.

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In Saptashrungi Devi Story also said that, when the demon king Mahishasura was creating havoc in the forests, the devatas and people urged Durga to kill the demon. At that point the 18 equipped Saptashrungi Devi, appeared as Durga and killed Mahishasura, and from that point forward she is otherwise called Mahishasura Mardhini. Mahishasura was as a wild ox. At the foot of the slope, from where one begins climbing the means, there is the leader of a wild ox, made in stone, which is accepted to be of evil spirit Mahishasura.

In this Saptashrungi Devi Story likewise told when Lakshmana was lying oblivious in the war field, Hanuman came to Saptashrungi slopes looking for therapeutic herbs to reestablish his life.

Saptashrungi Peak was a part of the forest called Dandakaranya mentioned in the Ramayana. It is mentioned that Lord Rama, along with Seeta, and Lakshmana had come to these hills to pray to the goddess and seek her blessings. The Devi is decorated with a high crown, and a silver nose-ring and necklaces which are the ornaments used every day.  Her attire is in the form of a robe with a blouse, which is changed with new dresses every day.

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