CHITRAKOOT SHAKTI PEETH

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Chitrakoot temple is considered as a very sacred place. Lord Rama, Sita Devi and Lakshmana are said to have spent their eleven and a half years in these forests out of their fourteen years of exile. Several sages, seers such as Atri, Sati Anusuya, Dattatreya, Maharishi Markandeya, Sarbhanga, Sutikshna have meditated here. Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar also took their incarnations here.It is also said when Lord Rama performed the Shradda ceremony of his father, all the gods and goddesses came to Chitrakuta to partake of the Shuddhi (i.e. a feast given to all the relatives and friends on the thirteenth day of the death in the family). The first known mention of Chitrakoot is in Valmiki Ramayana. Mahakavi Kalidasa describes Chitrakoot as Ramgiri due to his Bhakthi to Lord Rama. Tulsidas, the saint poet of Hindi is said to have had darshan of Lord Ram at Chitrakoot.

Address:

Kamad Giri Rd, Laxman Bhiar Colony, Sitapur, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh 485334, India

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