Mata Purnagiri Devi Temple, Tanakpur, Champawat
Temples in Uttarakhand
Mata Purnagiri Temple is the one amongst 108 Siddha Peeths and belongs to Tanakpur, Champawat. The distance between Tanakpur and Mata Purnagiri Devi Temple is only 21 kms and you can find easy transportation facility in order to reach Tanakpur from Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun, Agra and other major destinations across the India. This is the place where sacrificial ceremony was organized by an ancient legend Daksha Prajapati. During this ceremony he invited everybody excluding Lord Shiva. When goddess Parvati discovered the purpose of her father humiliating her husband, she immolated herself in the sacrificial fire. When Lord Shiva carried the body of his wife Goddess Parvati, the destination where the parts of her body fell is recognized as the Shakti Peeth. You can find exceptional crowd of devotees at this place during Navratras. So, plan to visit the most religious destination of India, Mata Purnagiri Devi Temple.
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