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Shakti Peeth

Chintpurni Devi Temple

According to legend, Lord Shiva's consort Sati once burnt herself alive in Yagna to avenge an insult to Lord Shiva. The distraught Shiva picked her corpse and gyrated his horrified dance. Then Lord Vishnu unleashed his Chakra and cut the Sati's body into fifty one pieces to save the earth from Shiva's wrath.All the fifty one places - where parts of Sati's body fell, became known as Shakti Peeths
Location : Una Distt. (Himachal Pradesh - India)
Near by attraction : Brajeshwari Devi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple
It is believed that Sati's eyes fell at the place where this temple is situated. This sacred place is also called Chhinnmastika Devi

Official Website (Shine Board / State Govt):
http://www.himachalhillstations.com/chintpurni-ji.html