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Chitra Nakshatra Tree – Which is the tree associated with Chitra birth star Born People?

There are trees associated with each 27 nakshatrams or birth stars. Chitra Nakshatra also has a particular tree dedicated to it. People born on each nakshatra should worship the particular tree. The tree associated and worshipped by Chitra Nakshatra Born People is Bengal Quince or Bel or Aegle marmelos. Hindi name of the Chitra Nakshatra Tree is Bel Telugu name is Sandiliyamu Malayalam name is Vilvam - Koovalam Tamil Name is Vilvam Kannada name is Bilvapatre In Marathi it is known as Maredu Bengali name is Bel Chitra Nakshatra born people should plant the Bengal Quince. Water it. They should also protect the tree.

Bhattarika Temple – Goddess Bhattarika Temple in Odisha

Bhattarika Temple is located around 105 km from Cuttack in Odisha. The shrine is located on the banks of Mahandi River. Maa Bhattarika is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. The temple is famous as a Shakti Sthal. Legend has it that Goddess Bhattarika appeared to help Parashuram in his battle against Sahasrarjuna.  The most important festivals observed here are Akshaya Tritiya, Pana Sankranti, Dasara and Durga Puja. The temple is engulfed by water when Mahanadi is in her full spate. The murti of Maa Bhattarika is then moved to a nearby small cave. There is a murti of Parashuram in yoga posture in the temple. There is also an Ashta Lakshmi Temple in the vicinity.