Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Haryana Full Details

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Haryana Full Details


  • Locality/village :- Thanesar
  • State :- Haryana
  • Country :- India
  • Nearest City/Town :- Kurukshetra
  • Best Season To Visit :- All
  • Languages :- Hindi& English
  • Temple Timings :- Summers: 5:50 AM till 8:00 PM
  • Winters:- 6:15 AM till 7:30 PM
  • Photography :- Not Allowed .

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Haryana Full Details

One among the 52 Shakti Peethas of Maa Sati, this beautiful Maa Bhagwati’s Temple/ Mandir lays in the opens and calm spiritual surroundings of the Dwaipayan Lake in Thanesar town of District Kurukshetra, Haryana. Maa Bhadrakali’s Shrine is one of the oldest temples of the Ferocious Goddess, Maa Kali.

Savithri Shakti Peeth temple is fully dedicated to Badrakhali, a stern form of Shakti. As per the famous Shiva-Sati story, it is alleged that the Right Ankle of Mata Sati fell here in a well in front of this temple. Presently a marble right ankle idol has been placed in front of Maa Kali’s main idol being worshipped by all. This Shaktipeeth is otherwise also refered as Savitripeeth, Devikoop, Kalikapeeth. Over here, Sati is called Savitri and Lord Shiva is called Sthanu Mahadev.

Thanesar is derived its name from the words “Sthaneshwar” which means “Place of God”. The consort of Savitri is called Sthanu. Hence, the city is called Sthaneswar or Thanesar.

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Architecture

Savithri Shakti Peeth temple is now a modern mortar contructed temple in a typical Hindu Mandir style with one main and 2 little shorter mounts. The main temple mount could be around 80-100 feet high. It is painted with beautiful white color on base and with red, orange, golden and black on top. The temple has a vast compound area. The main gate opens on a main road. Entering the temple compound, there is a straight 100 m approximate path to walk, where people even park their vehicles and a park on the right and open space on the left to that path. Moving further just before the main door of the temple, there is a prasad shop and a common hand wash area on the left. You can get horse idols and other prasad at this place to offer Maa Bhadrakali. Entering the main door of the temple there is a circular central well shaped area, where there is a beautiful lotus being constructed and horse idols on the peripheral. Across in front is the main temple room where Maa Bhadrakaali’s main idol is kept for worshipping and a metal idol of the right ankle of foot placed on the door in front as well. Devotees bow at in front of this idol and then take a Parikrama (circumambulation of shrines) of this temple room. Alongside the parikrama, you worship other God and Goddess idols situated around the main temple room including Maa Saraswati, Maa Gayatri and more.

Just right to the main temple room is the open hall created for satsang/ kirtans in front of Shri Hari and his most famous incarnation idols, i.e. Radha-Krishna and Siya-Ram. Thereafter on the left of the main Maa’s room there goes a stair to take you to the first floor of the temple, where you find more idols, including a Shiv Lingam, a Beautiful Idol of Lord Rudra carrying Maa Sati’s Abode and Lord Vishnu riding his Garuda with his Sudarshan Chakra depicting the event of the legend associated to the Shaktipeethas.

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Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple History

Kurukshetra where Maa’s Temple is situated, is primarily dedicated to pind daan and the place where Lord Krishna said the Geeta and where the great battle of Mahabharat took place. Before going to the fight, the Pandavas with Lord Krishna is said to have visited this temple and prayed for their victory of Dharma over Adharma and then later on after their victory presented Maa Kali a pair of horses at this temple.

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Puja Timings

Summers: 5:50 AM till 8:00 PM

Winters: 6:15 AM till 7:30 PM

On Saturdays and Navratras (The temple remains open till 9: 00 PM).

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Festivals

Huge crowds accumulate in the heavenly premises of the temple on the occasion of Navratri festivals and likewise on every Saturday. Throughout Navratri celebration (September – October and in Mar-Apr) the temple is adorned with different materials and lit up continuously for 9 days. The celebration is commended for every one of the 9 days and everyday prayers God and bhajans or heavenly melodies or holy songs of the Goddess are sung in extraordinary dedication. The magnificence of the Goddess Sati Mata is incredibly lovely and awesome.

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple Special  Rituals

It is also believed that Pandavas along with Lord Krishna worshipped Ma Durga and after the victory in Mahabharata battle, they came here again to worship Mother Goddesses. In turn to pay homage to the goddess, they presented their horses in her respect.  As a result of this gesture, followers till date continue to present terracotta and metal horses in front of the deity and believe that it fulfills their wishes and desires.

It is also believed that ‘mundan’ (hair removing) ceremony of Shri Krishna and Balaram was performed in this temple.

Savithri Shakti Peeth Temple How To Reach

By Road:-

Thanesar (Sthaneshwar/ Kurukshetra) is 160 km from Delhi and 90 km from Chandigarh. It is at 6 km distance from Pipli, an important road junction on the National highway No. 1.

Via Air:-

The Airports near Kurukshetra are at Delhi which is near about 160 km and Chandigarh.

By Rail:-

Bhadrakali temple is 3 K.m from Kurukshetra Railway Station. Driving distance from Kurukshetra Railway Station to Bhadrakali Temple is roughly 1150 kms.

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