Madhaveswari Devi temple Prayag
Madhaveswari Devi temple Prayag History, Timings, Darshan, Puja
As per the Legend, Sati, Daughter of Daksha Prajapati married Lord Siva against her father’s wish. Angered Daksha thought of taking revenge on his Son-in-law. He decided to perform Yagna for which he invited all Devas excluding his daughter and Son-in-law. Sati who came to know about Yagna, reached her Paternal home to advise her father. Daksha insulted Sati in front of the guests. Angered Sati raised high and self-immolated in the Yoga Agni. Lord Siva who came to about Sati’s Death ordered Veerabhadra to Kill Daksha. Veerabhadra along with Kali and other Siva Ganas destroyed Yagna place and killed Daksha. Lord Siva Danced the Dance of destruction (Pralaya Thandav) after collecting Sati’s corpse. Lord Vishnu sent his Chakra and made Sati’s body into pieces. The body parts fell across Indian Sub-continent and these places are called Shakti Peetas. It is believed that Sati’s finger fallen here.
Prayaga Madhaveswari Timings
Temple Opening Hours
5:00 am – 1:00 pm
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm