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Shree Saptashrungi  Gad

Shree Saptashrungi Devi Temple is dedicated to goddess Saptashrungi Nivasini located in Vani 70 kms from Nashik. Saptashrungi Goddess is known as Khandesh's Goddess and and the one amongst three and half Shakti Peethas of Maharashtra .

The idol of the Goddess is set at a height, so that she can be seen from a distance too. She has 9 pairs of arms, holding different weapons. Her sparkling eyes, slightly inflated nostrils wearing Nath (an ornament to be worn in the nose) and 18 hands look very attractive.Every full moon day and during Navaratri the temple is crowded with devotees. The Goddess is offered coconuts and sarees.

The Goddess is also called as Mahishasur Mardini. A story in this connection is that Demon Mahishasur was creating problem for Markendaya Rishi. Markendaya had made a Holy Fire to eliminate him. The Goddess emerged with 9 pairs of arms holding different weapons from theoly Fire and eliminated the Demon. Hence Mahishasur Mardini, meaning the one who slayed Mahishasur.

Significance of the Flag. - The Holy Flag of Goddess Bhagawati flutters in the north of Saptashringa Garh. hoisting of the Flag is a privilege of a particular family. The ritual of Flag hoisting on a specific day is witnessed by thousands ofdevotees.

Facilities in Vani Temple : Of late, this place has been renovated. Railings on the road side have been constructed. The staircasehas been covered to protect devotees from sun and rain. Two separate routes for going up and coming down are built. To take rest while climbing the 470 steps, benches at certain intervals have been placed. .Book A tour Package to Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani. Book A tour Package to Saptashrungi Temple Vani

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Nashik,Maharashtra

More info on the city

Nasik or Nashik is a holy city in Maharashtra located in the northwest part of the state of Maharashtra.Nasik is Known for the temples on the banks of the Godavari, it has historically been one of the holy sites of the Hindu religion.


                          			  
                          
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