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Tridev Mandir in Varanasi

Tridev Mandir is located on Sankat Mochan Road in Varanasi. The temple is dedicated to Maa Sati and Khatu Shyam. The Goddess worshipped here is a reincarnation of Uttara of Mahabharata.

Legend has it that Uttara was reborn in a Vaishya family in Rajasthan during Kali Yuga. She avenged the death of her husband and then attained Sati.

The main murtis worshiped in the temple are that of Maa Sati and Khatu Shyam. Only the head of Khatu Shyam is worshipped in the shrine.

Other murtis worshipped in the temple are that of Ganesh, Ram, Sita Lakshman, Radha Krishna, Ma Anjani, Bhagavan Balasar, Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The temple has three domes with Kalash. The annual pran prathishta anniversary is held on February 14.

Other important dates in the shrine are last Sunday of Shravan month, Hanuman Jayanti, Aghan Navami, Bhado Amavas and Annakut.