Prayaga Madhaveswari

Prayaga Madhaveswari History, Timings, Darshan and Route info

Prayaga Madhaveswari History

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.

The crowd will be high during Kumba Mela, Navaratri days. This temple is located close to Triveni Sangam (Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati).

As per the folklore, A severe drought will the region, When Ganga stops touching Hanuman Idol located on the bank. It is said that Hanuman took rest here while returning from Lanka. Maa Sita sprinkled Triveni Sangam water and relieved Hanuman from Body pain.

Kumba Mela is performed every 12 years between Mid Jan and Mid Feb.

Prayaga Madhaveswari Timings

 Temple Opening Hours
Morning Hours5:00 am – 1:00 pm
Evening Hours3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

How to reach Prayaga Madhaveswari?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Allahabad which is 15 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Allahabad which is well connected with major cities.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Allahabad bus station to the temple

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