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Pilgrimages of Devi Saraswati

  1. Sharada Peeth - Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir)
  2. Devi Saraswati - Pehowa (Haryana)
  3. Devi Mahavidya - Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)
  4. Sharada Peeth - Sringeri (Karnataka)
  5. Devi Gyana Saraswati - Basar (Telangana)
  6. Devi Maha Saraswati - Kaleshwaram (Telangana)
  7. Devi Vidya Saraswati - Wargal (Telangana)
  8. Devi Maha Saraswati - Koothanur (Tamil Nadu)



Sharada Peeth - Kashmir:

  • Sharada Peeth (Kashmir): An ancient temple of Devi Sharada in Neelam Valley of Kashmir Himalayas. Goddess Sharada Who embodies learning, beauty and arts was the presiding deity of Kashmir in ancient times. That is why Kashmir was known as Sharada Desha or Sharada Peetha.

    - Penance of Shandilya Rishi: According to Sharada Mahatmya, Goddess Sharada gave darshan to Shandilya Rishi when he performed penance at Sharada Vana in the upper Kishenganga valley of north Kashmir.

    - Adi Shankara ascended Sarvajna Peetham: It is also in this temple that Adi Shankara ascended the Sarvajna Peetham (Throne of Wisdom).

    Sharada Peeth is located in the PoK region of Jammu and Kashmir.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa

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    Devi Saraswati - Pehowa:

  • Devi Saraswati (Pehowa): A temple of Devi Saraswati at Pehowa in Punjab-Haryana Plain.

    - Pitrudhak Tirtha: Pehowa is an ancient town of high religious significance dating back to the times of Mahabharata where it is referred as Pitrudhak Tirtha. Pilgrims offer "Pinda" in this sacred Tirtha which is located on the banks of the dried up Saraswati river.

    Pehowa is located in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa



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    Devi Mahavidya - Mathura:

  • Devi Mahavidya (Mathura): A temple of Devi Mahavidya situated on a hillock on the outskirts of the Mathura town. On the bottom of this hillock is a Saraswati stream and Saraswati kund. Mathura is located in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa





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    Sharada Peeth - Sringeri:

  • Sharada Peeth (Sringeri): A famous temple of Devi Sharada in the Karnataka plateau situated inside the monastery of Adi Shankara.

    - Adi Shankara: Sringeri is the first Math (monastery) built by Sri Adi Shankaracharya. It has the temple of Devi Sharada inside it. The Math is situated on the bank of river Tunga.

    - Sage Rishyasringa: According to legend, sage Vibhandaka and his son Rishyasringa (of Valmiki Ramayana) had their hermitage in this place. The name Sringeri is derived from the name of sage Rishyasringa.

    Sringeri is located in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa







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    Devi Gyana Saraswati - Basar:

  • Devi Gyana Saraswati (Basar): A famous temple of Devi Gyana Saraswati located in the Telangana Plateau. The temple is situated on the bank of river Godavari.

    - Maharshi Vyasa: According to legend, Maharshi Vyasa stayed in this serene atmosphere of the ancient Dandaka forest after the Kurukshetra war. Since the Maharshi spent his time in prayers, the place came to be known as "Vasara" which later on became "Basara".

    Many children start their learning ceremony here known as Akshara Abhyasam. Special celebrations are held in this temple during Vasanth Panchami and Sharadiya Navaratri. Basar is located in the Adilabad district of Telangana.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa

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    Devi Maha Saraswati - Kaleshwaram:

  • Devi Maha Saraswati (Kaleshwaram): A temple of Devi Maha Saraswati located within the Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy temple premises, which is a famous Shiva temple in that area. The temple is situated at the confluence of rivers Godavari and its tributary Pranahiti. Kaleshwaram is located in the Karimnagar district of Telangana.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa


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    Devi Vidya Saraswati - Wargal:

  • Devi Vidya Saraswati (Wargal): A temple of Devi Vidya Saraswati situated on a hillock in the Wargal village. Many children start their learning ceremony here known as Akshara Abhyasam. There is also a Veda Pathshala inside the temple premises. Wargal is located in the Medak district of Telangana.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa



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    Devi Maha Saraswati - Koothanur:

  • Devi Maha Saraswati (Koothanur): A temple of Devi Maha Saraswati. The Goddess is in penance posture with one leg folded in yogasana posture. She has three eyes. Koothanur is located in the Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu.
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Namaste Sharade Devi
    - Saraswati Mahabhage
    - Saraswati Namastubhyam
    - Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.4.28 to 1.4.30)
    - Saraswati Stotram (Sage Agastya)
    - Sharada Bhujangam (Adi Shankara)
    - Shuklam Brahma Vicara Sara
    - Saraswati Devi Chalisa





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