Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Kiriteshwari Shakti Peeth




Kiriteshwari, Kiritkona, Mukuteshwari

Kiriteshwari or Kiritkona also known as Mukuteshwari One of the 51 Shaktipithas where the Kirit (the crown or headdress) of Goddess Sati have fallen. Here the worship idols are – Devi as Vimala and Lord Shiva as Sangbarta. Maa Kiriteshwari’s temple is main temple in the town. The unique feature of the temple is the absence of any image or deity. The red colored stone which is supposed to be the symbolic representation of the Goddess is covered by a red veil the year through.

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