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Maihar Devi

Maihar Devi is a manifestation of Goddess Shakti. She is popularly known as Maa Sharda. The most popular temple dedicated Goddess Maihar is referred as Maa Sharda Devi Temple and is located at Maiher in Satna District in Uttar Pradesh.

Legend has it that when Shiva was carrying the body of Sati around the world and Vishnu used his Sudarshana Chakra to cut the body of Sati, the right breast of Goddess Sati fell at Maihar.

The popular belief is that Goddess Maihar is mother to her devotees. She blesses her devotees with knowledge and strength. Devotees that strive for self realization and salvation, or Moksha, never return without fulfilling them.