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Virat Shakti Peeth is among the 51 Shakti Peeth of Maa Sati. It is said that the left leg Maa Sati fell here, when lord Vishnu in order to relieve lord Shiva from the grief of losing his wife Sati, used his ‘Sudarshan Chakra’ to incise maa Sati Body.

History

History of this place dates back in the time when it is said that the left leg of Maa Sati fell to this place. The best information about the origin and the formation of this temple, people can be taken from with local people. Religious books, Puranas etc are worth trying to find out the history about the Shakti Peeth.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Several deluxe bus services are available to Bharatpur and they are worth trying if you are not getting the reservation in the train.

Direct trains are available to Bharatpur Railway station only and various trains ply directly from Delhi, Patna, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Chandigarh to here. From Bharatpur Railway station you have to board the local train, to reach Shakti Peeth.

By Air

The Nearest airport is in the Jaipur and national flights as well as international Flights are available from here.

Map

Virat Shakti Peeth Jaipur

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Timings and Events
Timings

Open from 05.30 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Events

Makar Sankranti, Sharad Purnima, Deepawali, Somvati Amavasya, Ram Navami are some of the other important festivals being celebrated here. Navratri that falls two times in a year- one in the month of March or April and other in the September or October month depending on the Hindu calendar, is the major festival here. Navratri is celebrated for over 9 days, with some people not eating any type of food that is derived from the soil for these nine days. Special ceremonies and rituals are carried during these days Another festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm is the ‘Shivaratri’ and during this day, people keep fast, pour milk on the Shiv Lingam and offers ‘Bail’ (A type of fruit) to the god idol. People (Almost every day) offer their offering to the god in form of fruit, milk, homemade sweets etc.

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