Ma Katyayani Temple at Khagaria is considered a Shaktipeetah. Legend has it that the right arm of Goddess Sati fell here. The best way to reach the shrine is by train. Badal Railway Station is located nearby.
The temple is located between the Kosi and Baghmati rivers.
The most important festival observed here are Navratri and Durga Puja. Monday and Friday are the auspicious dates in a week.
Hundreds of earthern pots of different color can be seen in vicinity of the shrine. The pots are offerings made by devotees. Animal sacrifice is no more practiced here. Instead symbolic offering of coconuts are done here.
A small temple of Shri Pad is also situated in the temple courtyard.