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Girija Devi Temple

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1 Enakshi Ganguly = ""
2 Enakshi Ganguly = ""The temple is situated over a large rock in the Kosi River and is one of the most famous temples of the Nainital district[2] visited by thousands of devotees during Kartik Poornima, a Hindu holy day celebrated on the fifteenth lunar day of Kartik (November – December) The first Priest was Pt. Keshav Dutt Pandey who begin worship of Devi Girija.There is also a statue of LakshmiNarayan of 9th Century,That statue made from black granite.Many people go there every day, worship in the temple. Many people bath in the Kosi river situated near Garjiya temple.""The temple is also known as the festival of lights of the gods.[3] The Kartik Purnimafestival also coincides with the Sikh festival of Guru Nanak Jayanti."Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garjiya_Devi_Temple"
3 Enakshi Ganguly = ""There was a great king called Daksha Prajapati who was son of Lord Brahma. He had 27 daughters and Sati devi is one among them. Sati devi got married to Lord Shiva. When Dashka entered the arena of a yaga performed by Agni, every one except Lord Shiva stood up as a mark of respect. Daksha felt insulted by Lord Shiva's behaviour. Later when Daksha conducted a yaga him self , he did not invite his daughter and his son in law.Though Sati felt bad because of the non invitation, she wanted to attend the yaga against the wish of Lord Shiva.When Sati, attended the yaga no body has cared for her and she felt insulted by the actions of her sisters and parents. Then when her father started abusing her husband she could not control her feelings and scarified herself at the place of yagna by creating agni from earth with her right thumb of her foot.Knowing this Lord Shiva removed one bunch of Jhatha from his head and hit it on the earth. From that Lord Veerabhadra has born and rushed to yaga spot and killed Daksha by cutting his head. Later Shiva went to the spot and taken the body of sati from the fire and started dancing with it. The world was terrorized from this Tandava Nritya and to stop this Nritya, Vishnu used his Sudarshan chakra and completely cut the Sati's body in to pieces. These body parts have fallen at various places in India and Srilanka. Where ever these parts have fallen the places are called Shaktipeethas. There are 18 such places and they are called Ashta(8) Dasa (10) Shaktipeethas."Sati's navel fell here.Source: http://18shaktipeetasofdevi.blogspot.com/2011/04/18-shakti-peethas.html"