Alopi Devi Mandir, Allahabad

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  • The temple is historical and famous in Allahabad one of the Shakti Peeth of India, Nice temple of Devi, ♡visited this place with my Bhakti♡ Jai Mata Di  more »
  • This is one of the 52 shakti peedams. The hand of the goddess shakti is believed to have fallen here.this too is so crowded by the local citizens. The temple is located very near the highway  more »
  • Goddess Alopi Devi is just few meters away from Trivani sangam which is in GT road, we visited this place around 11 AM, this is one of the Mahashakti peetham.  more »
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  • Situated near the holy sangam of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, this temple is one of the most astounding temples that I have ever come across. This temple is regarded to be one of the 18 shaktipeeths and also the holliest of them all. The uniqueness of the temple lies in the fact that there is no statue of the Deity that is worshipped here.
  • Another Shakti peeth temples in Prayag. Very holy and good for worship.
  • This temple is peculiar in that there is no statue of any deity in this temple, rather, there is a wooden carriage or 'doli' which is worshipped. The origin of the name, Alopi (disappeared) Bagh lies in the Hindu belief that after the death of his wife Sati, the grieving Lord Shiva travelled through skies with her dead body. Lord Vishnu, to relieve him from this agony, threw his Chakra at the corpse, resulting in the fall of various parts of the body at various places in India, which were sanctified by the touch of the Goddess' body parts and hence were thereby deemed holy places for pilgrimage. The last part fell at this location thereby named as "Alopi" (where disappearance was concluded)and the holiest of all.
  • It's place is so devotional and beautiful god and goddess are presented in the form of stone statue and many person go there and worship.
  • Alopi Devi Mandir is a temple situated in Alopibagh in Allahabad in state of Uttar pradesh. It is near to the holy Sangam, or confluence, where the rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati meet. This temple is peculiar in that there is no statue of any deity in this temple, rather, there is a wooden carriage or 'doli' which is worshipped. The origin of the name, Alopi (disappeared) Bagh lies in the Hindu belief that after the death of his wife sati, the grieving Lord Shiva travelled through skies with her dead body. Lord Vishnu, to relieve him from this agony, threw his chakra at the corpse, resulting in the fall of various parts of the body at various places in India, which were sanctified by the touch of the Goddess' body parts and hence were thereby deemed holy places for pilgrimage. The last part fell at this location thereby named as "Alopi" (where disappearance was concluded)and the holiest of all. Another version dates back to the time when the entire region was covered by dense forests infested with dreaded dacoits. A marriage procession passed in a forest. Marriage processions, in those daysused to be the most vulnerable targets of robbers as they used to return loaded with gold and other riches.While deep into the jungle, the marriage party found itself surrounded by robbers. After killing all the men and looting the wealth the robbers turned to the 'doli' or carriage of the bride. When they unveiled the carriage they found there was no one inside. The bride had magically disappeared. The word went around, history became legend and legend became myth.A temple came up at the site where this incident occurred and locals started worshiping the bride as "Alopi Devi" or the 'virgin goddess who had disappeared'. However, this story provides no convincing explanation as to why the place would be deemed so holy. Alopi Devi continues to be worshiped by thousands of people living in the region who share every festival, marriage, birth and death with their guarding deity.
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