Vrindavan – Banke Bihari ji Mandir
Shri Banke Bihariji Temple in Vrindavan is dedicated to Banke Bihariji, a form of Lord Krishna. The Murti of the Lord can be seen in the ‘Tribhanga Posture’. This is one of India’s iconic temples and is dear to every devotee’s heart. ‘Banke’ means – bent in three places, and “Bihari” means – the one who enjoys. Lord Krishna in the Tribhanga posture can be seen as bent in three places.
Katyayani Shaktipeeth – Vrindavan
Katyayani Shaktipeeth in Vrindavan is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths of India. The temple is of Goddess Katyayani Devi. The hair of Mata Sati fell at this place. The location of the spot was unknown for centuries. Until Swami Keshavananda found it with Divine guidance.
Delhi – Dakshin Kalibari Temple
Dakshin Kalibari Temple in Delhi is a Kali Mata Temple. Kali Mata is a form of Adi Shakti Mata Parvati. She is the first of the ten Mahavidyas who appears to protect religion against evil forces. Dakshin Kalibari Temple in Delhi is not only an important place of worship but also a center for Bengali cultural activities in the capital.
Tulja Bhavani Temple
Tulja Bhavani Temple in Tuljapur is one of the Shakti Peeths of India, and is dedicated to Maa Tulja Bhavani. She is a form of Adi Shakti Mata Parvati, also known as Bhavani. The idol enshrined in this temple is a Swayambhu idol (Self appeared). Tuljapur Temple is one of the four Shakti Peeths in Maharashtra and most visited pilgrimages in Maharashtra
Nalateswari Shaktipeeth Temple – Nalhati
Nalateswari Shaktipeeth Temple in Nalhati, West Bengal is dedicated to Maa Nalateswari and one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India. This is the spot where the throat part (Nala) of Mata Sati fell during Lord Shiva’s Tandav Nritya. This temple is one of the temples included in the famed fourteen Shaktipeeth Yatra of Bengal. Completion of this yatra has immense religious significance.
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir in Mayapur is dedicated to Srila Prabhpada, the founder of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The Mandir is situated in the ISKCON campus in Mayapur, which is one of most visited religious destinations in the world.
Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir Delhi
Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir in Delhi is dedicated to Mata Katyayani, the sixth Avatar of Maa Durga. This huge complex also houses temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Rama and Lord Ganesh, besides several other shrines. Mata Katyayani is said to have been created by Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh jointly, and She is the saviour of the Gods.
Shri Amarnath Cave Temple
Amarnath Cave temple near Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir is a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Shivling in the cave is formed by ice and it increases and decreases according to the season. Amarnath cave is a very ancient pilgrimage and is one of the holiest religious sites in India.
Maa Biraja Devi Temple Jajpur
Maa Biraja devi temple in Jajpur, Odisha is dedicated to Maa Biraja Devi, who is a form of Durga Mata. The idol is also worshipped as Girija Devi, who is a form of Mata Parvati. This temple is a Shakti Peeth and also ‘Nabhigaya’. Jajpur is also known as Viraja Kshetra and is said to have more than one crore Shivlings.
Mumba Devi Temple
Mumba Devi temple in Mumbai is dedicated to Mumba Devi, the protector of Mumbai. Mumba Devi is a form of Adi Shakti Mata Parvati who first incarnated as Matsyaa among the fisher folk of the seven islands that make Mumbai. Later She stayed here as Mumba Devi.
Delhi – New Delhi kalibari Temple
New Delhi Kali Bari Temple is dedicated to Kali Mata, a form of Adi Shakti. This is the ferocious form of the Goddess who annihilates evil, and also the form of the kindest and most benevolent Mother for Her devotees. She is the pure and eternal cosmic energy that holds up the universe.
Shri Shiv Khori Cave Temple
Shivkhori cave temple in Ransoo (J &K), is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This ancient pilgrimage has a Swayambhu Shivling which is about four feet high and holds the highest of significance for devotees. It is believed that this cave is connected to the Amarnath cave. Shiv Khori cave is also the abode of the legendary 33 crore Devis and Devtas of Sanatan Dharma.
Grishneshwar – Shravan Month All Monday Abhishek Puja
Abhishek Pooja is one of the Main pooja offered to Lord Shiva. One of the Abhishek Puja done especially in Shravan month is called “Shravan Month All Monday Abhishek Puja” This Puja is performed on every Monday of the Shravan month. This Abhishek Puja is performed at the Shiva Temple on behalf of the Devotee.
Grishneshwar – Laghu Rudrabhishek with Brahmbhojan
In the Laghu Rudrabhishek Prayog, the Yajurveda Ch.16, meaning the 5th chapter of Rudri or “Namaste” chapter is recited over and over again 121 times. After completing Puja Bhojan offer to all 11 Brahmin.
Grishneshwar – Panchamrut Abhishek
Lord Shiva is one of the most revered deities of Hinduism and one of the Trimurti Gods alongside Brahma and Vishnu. Various types of Pooja offered to Lord Shiv i.e. Rudrabhishek, Laghurudra Abhishek, Maha pooja Panchamrut Abhishek, etc.
Yamunotri – Maha Puja
Yamunotri is one of the most Sacred places of Chota Char Dham Yatra. The Shrine of Yamunotri at the source of river Yamuna. This temple is open around April end / May month up to October end or November month. During these 6 months of period lacks devotees visit the Yamunotri temple. They offered various Puja over there. Yamunotri Maha Puja is one of the Main Poojas perform there.
Khatu Shyamji – Rudrabhishek with Rudrashtadhyayi
The common name of Shukla Yajurvedi Rudrashtadhyayi is “Rudri”. Which consists of 8+ 2 = 10 chapters –
1.Sankalp Sukta 2. Purushsukta 3. Uttaranarayana Sukta 4. Apratishth Sukta 5. Maitrasukta 6. Rudrasukta 7. Mahichhar Sukta 8. Rudrajata 9. Namak-chamak10. Shanti Adhyaya 11. Swasti prarthana
Nasik Pejawar Mutt – Vastu Shanti Puja
Vastu Shanti puja is performed for Vastu Purush, Lord of directions and the five elements of nature (Earth, Water, Fire. Air and Sky) and to remove negative influences or Vastu Dosh from homes or offices to ensure a harmonious and happy life.
Nasik Pejawar Mutt – Graha Shanti Puja
Grah Shanti Puja is the Puja and ritual performed for Navagrahas for removing all the Grah Dosh of the person and family performing this Puja and Havan. This Puja is usually combined with Vastu Shanti Puja.