Here, philosophy is not just one, two or three, but the freedom from the sins of seven births.
While there are Devi temples in many places in the country, miracles are also seen in many of them from time to time. But the 51 most prominent among the Devi temples are considered Shakti Peetha. At the same time, the mother goddess is also called as the mother of the mountains, the reason is that her residence is mainly considered on the mountains. In such a situation, today we are going to tell you about a Goddess temple situated in the mountains, about which very few people know.
In relation to this Shakti Peetha of the Mother Goddess, it is believed that not just one, two or three darshan here, but one gets rid of the sins of seven births. Yes, many times when we are suffering unintended sadness even in spite of good deeds and we feel that all is well in this birth. This is probably a sin of previous birth. In such a situation, many people and people suggest to visit this Shaktipeeth of the Mother Goddess.
It is believed that due to the grace of the mother, not only the present is embellished, but also all the sins of the past and past birth are forgiven. We are talking about the temple, it is also special because it is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. So let’s know about this temple where it is located? And some other mystery related to this temple? …
One of the 51 Shakti Peeths that we are referring to is located in Tehri district of Uttarakhand, Devbhum. It is on Surkut mountain. This mountain range is situated at an altitude of 9995 feet above the sea level. The temple is named Surkanda Devi, situated on the mountain. The idol of Goddess Kali is established in the temple. There is a story in Kedarkhand and Skanda Purana about the wishes to be completed in the temple. Accordingly, Devraj Indra regained his lost kingdom by praying at this place.
According to mythological stories, Saturn’s daughter Sati had chosen Bholenath as her groom. But his selection was not acceptable to Raja Daksha. Once King Daksha conducted a Vedic Yajna. Everyone invited in this but did not send invitation to Shivji. Goddess Sati went to attend the yagya of her father Daksha, despite Bholenath’s explanation. She was greatly hurt by the insulting remarks made by all to Lord Shiva. As a result, he gave up his life in the Yagya Kund.
When Lord Shiva received the news of the death of Goddess Sati, he became very sad and angry and left the body of Sati Mata on the shoulder and left for the Himalayas. In order to end the anger and sorrow of Lord Shiva and to save the world from the orgy of Lord Shiva, Shrihari sent his Sudarshan Chakra to cut Sati’s mortal body slowly. There were 51 parts of Sati’s body and the part where the holy Shakti Peetha was established. The place where the head of Mata Sati fell is called Sirkanda which is currently famous as Surkanda.
You must have received a lot of offerings of laddoos, pedas and Makhan-Mishri in the temple. But a different kind of prasad is found in Surkanda Devi. Here Ronsali leaves are offered to the devotees in the form of Prasad. It is also rich in medicinal properties. According to the beliefs, wherever these leaves are kept, there is a place of happiness and prosperity. Devi tree treats from local resident. This is the reason why the wood of this tree is not used for any other work other than worship, ie buildings or other commercial places.
The doors of the Siddhpeeth Maa Surkanda Temple are open throughout the year. Many other mountain ranges including Badrinath, Kedarnath, Tungnath, Chaukhamba, Gaurishankar and Neelkanth are visible from this court of the Goddess. The priest of the temple tells that in this temple, whatever the devotee sees with true heart. The sins of his seven births are destroyed. According to him, the Goddess can be seen at any time. But the Ganges Dussehra and Navratri are two such festivals when the mother’s darshan is considered special. It is believed that only the sight of the Goddess removes all the pains of the devotees. This is the reason that devotees come from every corner of the country to visit this temple.