Sakti

Amba Mata Mandir

This Amba Mata Mandir is located at Gamdevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400007, India.
Amba Devi (Goddess of Shakti).

Goddess Ambika is adhyashakti (original energy force). She grants energy to the prakruti. Prakruti becomes powerful and energized by worshipping her. Goddess Ambika can destroy one's worldly obstacles if prayed to with devotion. According to legends, it is believed that Shri Krishna married Rukmini after abducting her when she came to pray at the Amba Devi temple which is situated at the heart of the city of Amaravati, Maharashtra,.

Goddess Amba is popular among the devotees from Vidarbh. Vidarbha is the eastern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Also shown from the same Amba temple in Gamdevi, is Shitala (Sheetala), also called Sitala (शीतला śītalā), is a folk deity, worshiped by many faiths in regions of North India, West Bengal, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. As an incarnation of Supreme Goddess Durga, she cures poxes, sores, ghouls, pustules and diseases. There are two idols of Shitala Devi in this temple.(See images)

Also shown from the same Amba temple in Gamdevi is Kaal Bhairav.

 

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Mahalakshmi Temple, Kolhapur

The Shri Mahalakshmi (AmbaBai) Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India, is one of the Shakti Peethas listed in various puranas of Hinduism. According to these writings, a Shakti Peetha is a place associated with Shakti, the goddess of power. The Kolhapur Shakti Peetha is of special religious significance being one of the six places where it is believed that one can either obtain salvation from desires or have them fulfilled. The temple takes its name from Mahalakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, and it is believed that the divine couple reside in the area.

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The Divine Mother

Sri Rajarajeshwari temple and Sri Kailash Ashrama Mahasamsthana that are situated in Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, adorn the city as well as the state.

The presiding Deity ‘Sri Rajarajeshwari’ is seated on this Shakti Peetha called as Jaya Peetha in the magnificent temple precincts. It is said that in the remote past many devas, rishis, munis, siddhas including deva rishi Narada and others have propitiated the divine mother Sri Rajarajeshwari at this very place and obtained siddhi.

‘Sri Rajarajeshwari has divine energies of both Siva and Sakti,, but the Sakti, or Mother, principle is the foremost aspect of her Divinity.

Sri kailash asharama Mahasamsthana

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SAKTI

Sri kailash asharama Mahasamsthana

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