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Vindhyachal

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Arun mani tripathi

Arun mani tripathi2.5/5

2 reviews

Didn't expect so much crowd

Nice only summer irritate us so much croud which we didn't expect after navratri people specially police inside garbh grih they where teasing ladies please beaware them and pandas who you engage for pooja they will charge more and shops along the temple also charge more

Piyush Gupta

Piyush Gupta5.0/5

12 reviews

Divine blessings

. . A total wonderful and enlightening experience. The temple is full of positive energy and some importance created by the pandas. Dont't forget to shop in the local market its full of surprises . It has the charm of ancient temples and heritage of India. Lot of biggies like Amitabh Bacchan are a regular here.

Vindhyachal Overview

Vindhyachal is a pilgrimage site, located on the banks of River Ganges. It is situated in Mirzapur District, in Uttar Pradesh. The Indian Standard Time (IST) line passes by the Vindhyachal Railway Station.

Vindhyachal has mythological significance as it is believed to be the abode of Goddess Durga, which is mentioned in the chronicles and scriptures. Locals believe that the destination became home after she gained ascendancy over Mahishasura, who was a powerful asura.

Vindhyachal is also mentioned in the Puranas as the ancient city of Pampapur, which is associated with the Bhars, a warrior clan. The history of the town states that it was lined with innumerable temples, which were destroyed during the rule of Aurangzeb.

Being a home of Goddess Durga, the region is believed to be one of the most powerful Shaktipeethas situated in India. Traditions and rituals are preformed on a large scale in day-to-day activities. The destination is inhabited by Hindus in large numbers, and Buddha Purnima, Hanuman Jayanti, Mahashivratri and Ganga Festival are some of the festivals celebrated in Vindhyachal.

Vindhyavasini Devi Temple and Sitakund are the most prominent attractions of Vindhyachal. Sitakund is known for its mythological relevance as it is the place where Lakshman pierced an arrow and formed the fountain to quench the thirst of Sita.

For reaching this holy town, visitors can board flights to Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi. The airport is located at a distance of 51 km from the centre of the town. Vindhyachal Railway Station connects to major Indian cities and towns including Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. State owned buses are operated frequently to Vindhyachal from Varanasi and many other cities. Vindhyachal can be visited anytime of the year.

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