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Goddess Mahabhaga



Goddess Mahabhaga is one of the manifestations of Goddess Shakti. She is the great Mother Goddess who fulfils the desires of her devotees. The most famous temple dedicated to Goddess Mahabhaga is located at Devikuta. It is believed that feet of Goddess Sati fell at Devikuta.

Legend has it that Lord Shiva was carrying the body of his dead wife Sati around the world. There seemed to be no end to Shiva’s anger and grief. This led to an imbalance in the universe. Finally, Lord Vishnu decided to decimate the body of Sati with his Sudhrashana Chakra. He cut the body of Sati into 51 pieces. Her feet fell at Devikuta and she came to be known as Goddess Mahabhaga.

She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.