saptashrungi devi


The shrines are dedicated to various forms of Adi Shakti. Various Puranas such as Srimad Devi Bhagavatam state the existence of varying number of 51, 64 and 108 Shakti peethas of which 18 are named as Astadasha Maha (major) in medieval Hindu texts.

Who is goddess Saptashrungi?

She is also known as Brahmasvarupini (“one who has form of Brahman”). The goddess is reported to have appeared from the kamandalu (water-pot) of the creator-god Brahma. The Goddess had taken the form of Durga (exalted in the Devi Mahatmaya) and slew the buffalo-demon Mahishasura, who troubled the universe.

Is ropeway started in saptashrungi?

Saptashrungi is a revered HIndu pilgrimage site in Nashik, Maharashtra, that is situated on top of a hillock and a strenuous trek uphill is required to reach it. So the ropeway was installed here for the ease of the pilgrims and that has been a major hit ever since.

How many hands does saptashrungi devi have?

She is surrounded by seven (sapta-in Sanskrit) peaks (shrunga-in Sanskrit), hence the name- Saptashrungi Mata (mother of the seven peaks). The image of Devi is huge-about 10 feet tall with 18 hands, holding various weapons.

How can I go to Saptashrungi Devi temple by train?

Trains to Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani, Nashik
18030/Shalimar – Mumbai LTT Express (PT) .
12148/Hazrat Nizamuddin – SCSMT Kolhapur SF Express. .
12782/Hazrat Nizamuddin – Mysuru Swarna Jayanti SF Express. .
01449/Mumbai LTT – Nagpur Special Fare AC SF Special. .
22172/Rani Kamlapati (Habibganj) – Pune Humsafar Express.

Where did Sati body parts fell?

Kamakhya: Shakti Kamakhya, Body part–Genitals

One of the fieriest incarnations of Goddess Sati is Maa Kamakhya. Situated in the hills of Neelgiri in Guwahati, Assam, it is one of the most famous Shakti Peeths. The Yoni (genital organ) of Sati had fallen here.

Which part of Sati fell in Saptashrungi?

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Saptashrungi. The temple is known popularly as one of the ‘three and half Shakti Peethas’ of Maharashtra. The temple is also one among the 51 Shakti Peethas located on the Indian subcontinent and is a location where one of Sati’s limbs, her right arm is reported to have fallen.

How much time is required to visit Saptashrungi Temple?

Saptashrungi is surrounded with seven mountain peaks having 108 bodies of water which are called kundas and forests loaded with medicinal herbs. To reach the top of the temple, one needs to take 510 steps or a ropeway which takes around 2 minutes and costs INR 90 for adults and INR 45 for children.

Is ropeway open in Vani?

there is no ropeway.

Is Parvati Vaishno Devi?

Vaishno Devi is amongst the most revered Hindu pilgrimage sites in India. Nestled in the Trikuta Hills in Jammu, the cave temple of Goddess Vaishno Devi, who is the manifestation of Goddess Parvati or Shakti is the said to be the abode of 33 Hindu gods.


Shree Saptshrungi Gad is situated at a distance of 60 km from Nashik in Kalwan Tahsil. The temple is situated at 4659 feet above sea level, on a hill surrounded by seven peaks. It is considered to be Ardha Shaktipeeth out of Sadetin Shakti Peeths in Maharashtra.

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