Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple Gujarat Full Details

Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple Gujarat Full Details


PRABHAS SHAKTI PEETH,GUJARAT

  • Locality/village :- Veraval
  • State : -Gujarat
  • Country :- India
  • Nearest City/Town :- Junagarh
  • Best Season To Visit : -All
  • Languages :- Gujarathi,Hindi& English
  • Temple Timings :- Temple remains open from 6 am to 8 pm
  • Photography :- Not Allowed.

Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple Gujarat Full Details


Prabhas Shakti Peeth, Gujarat

Prabhas Shakti Peeth is located near Veraval of Junagarh district, Gujarat. It is the place where Sati’s Udara (Stomach) fell. Here the idol of Devi Sati is worshipped as Maa Chandrabhaga (the moon goddess) and Lord Shiva as Vakratunda (one with curved body). Since Devi Sati is worshipped as Maa Chandrabhaga, the Prabhas Shakti Peeth is also known as Chandrabhaga Devi Shakti Peeth.


Among the Hindu aficionados, this temple is quite popular and every year people in exorbitant number flock to this part of country to offer their prayers. Those who visit this place get rid of sins of their past. Just adjacent to this temple, famous Somnath temple is also situated.


Presently there is no Temple at this place, but there used to be a separate shrine for Devi in ancient times. The temple is identified with the holy confluence of three rivers, Hiran, Kapila and Saraswati. Present structure is like a stage, it’s like remaining of a sub shrine that is destructed on the top. But during re-construction of Somnath Jyotirlinga, the trustees forget or didn’t take care to rebuild the Devi shrine. They left it as it is.


Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple History / Significance


According to the legends, it is said that moon God – Som or Chandra was married to 27 daughters of King Daksh Prajapati, although he favored only his one queen ‘Rohini’. In rage King told moon to get disappeared. In order to get his glow back, it is said that moon worshipped lord Shiva at Prabhas. There is no exact information available about the construction or establishment of this Prabhas Shakti Peeth. It is a very ancient temple and the whole construction of this temple is done with the help of stones. All around the walls sculpture dedicated to gods are engraved on the stones.



Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple Festivals

 

Navaratri during Ashwija masa( Sep- Oct) and Chaitra masa (March- April) at Prabhas shaktipeth are celebrated with full energy, faith, dedication and devotion. Navaratri are celebrated for over 9 days, with some people not eating any type of food that is derived from the soil for these nine days.


Another festival that is celebrated in Prabhas Shakti Peeth with great enthusiasm is the ‘Shivaratri’. Additionally a fair is held at Somnath on Karthik Poornima during November every year. A very famous activity or you can say dance is performed by men and women together and it is called as ‘Garbha or Dandiya’ during the holy days of Navaratri.


Nagapanchi during Shravan masa is another festival celebrated at Prabhas Shakthi Peeth.


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Prabhas Shakthi Peeth Daily Puja Schedule

Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple remains open from 6 am to 8 pm.


Prabhas Shakti Peeth Temple How To Reach

In terms of airways, both international and national airports are located near to Junagarh. Now talking about the railways, trains from every part of the country play towards this adorable city and same as the case with road transport. Veraval is the nearest railway station to this temple. There are several private bus services that play from different cities to Junagarh.


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