Vindhyachal, a town in Mirzapur district, situated on the bank of River Ganga is one of the most respected Shaktipeeths of Goddess Vindhyavasini. Referred in the ancient scriptures, Goddess Vindhyavasini is believed to be the instant bestower of blessings. Best known for the several shrines dedicated to the Goddess, this holy town also offers the visitors a chance to come close to natural wonders.Though Vindhyachal is a bustling town soaked with religious fervour, there is also a tranquil side not to be missed by the visitors. Located on banks of River Ganga, the land boasts green landscapes giving nature lovers their share of treat.
As per the legends, the daughter of Lord Krishna’s foster mother, Yashoda, fled miraculously from the grip of Kansa, the evil king of Mathura, and descended here. This temple is situated in a cave of hillock, 3 KM from the Goddess Vindhyavansini Temple, dedicated to Goddess Asthabhuja. On the same hillock lie 3 sacred water bodies – Sita Kund, MotiyaTalab and GeruaTalab.
This ancient temple is situated in a cave and is located 2 KM from the Goddess Vindhyavasani Temple. Associated to the mythology, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The temple lies at the base of the hill where Ashtabuja Temple is located. This temple is also an imperative part of the Trikon Parikrama.
It is believed that Mother Sita had taken bath in this pond. Nearby are the temple of Lord Hanuman, Rama, Goddess Durga and Mother Sita.
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