Sankata-Devi2-208x300, Sankata Devi Temple, Varanasi
Sankata-Devi2-208x300, Sankata Devi Temple, Varanasi

Sankata Devi Temple, Varanasi

Date built:18th Century
Deity:Sankata Devi
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivalsNavratri
Locale:Sankata Ghat, Varanasi
CK 21/20, Shitala Gali, Thatheri Bazar, Ghasi Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

Kashi Khand has prescribed Durga Devi Yatra during Navratri where devotees have been exhorted to worship Durga Devi on all the nine days of Navratri.

Devotees worship Sankata Devi on the 8th day of Navratri falling in September-October.



Legend / Local stories

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How to Reach:

Sankata Devi is located at Ck.7/159, Sankataji. Devotees can travel upto Chowk by rickshaw and travel on foot to this temple by asking for directions.

Sankata Devi temple falls in the vicinity of two Powerful Shakti Peeths, Panch Mudra Peeth (Atma Veereshwar temple) and Siddh Peeth (Siddheshwari Temple). Sankata Devi is a powerful form of Goddess and devotees who worship are showered with eternal happiness and prosperity.

There is a regular rush of votaries during all Fridays and on certain important days. The compiler was given to understand that special shringar or embellishment of the Devi are conducted in the temple as per the desire/request of the devotees. It means any devotee desiring to have special decoration may do so by contacting Poojaries well in advance.

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See also  Aadi Mahadev, Mahadev Linga Temple, Varanasi

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