The spot where Daksha conducted the famous yajna, in which Sati self Immolated and Shiva created havoc, mentioned in the Puranas happened at the present
at Kankhal near Haridwar. The original spot where Sati gave up her life on
hearing the insults showered on Shiva can still be found in the temple. It is
the same spot where Veerabhadra cut off the head of Daksha, it is also the spot
where Shiva Ganas created havoc, it is also the place where Shiva repented and
replaced the head of Daksha with that of a goat. Daksha
There is a sculpture of Shiva carrying the body of Sati in the temple. Another highlight is a huge Banyan tree – this is a wish fulfilling tree and people tie red threads on the roots that hang down.
Near the famous Yajnashala or the original spot where Goddess Sati gave her life, there are numerous sculptors and pictures of the episode.