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Matyagajendra Temple: Unique temple of Chitrakoot, where Lord Shri Ram had to be taken from Lord Shiva

Matyagajendra Temple: Unique temple of Chitrakoot, where Lord Shri Ram had to be taken from Lord Shiva

Chitrakoot Matgajendra Temple: There is a unique Matyagajendra temple of Lord Shiva in Chitrakoot. The special thing about this temple is that there are four Shivling here. Devotees throng here in Sawan and Shivaratri.

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chitrakoot unique matgajendra temple: There is a gathering of devotees these days in the Matyagajendra temple located in Chitrakoot, Lord Rama's Taposthali. Although devotees keep coming to this famous temple throughout the year, but devotees throng to Sawan. Devotees anoint Lord Shiva with the water of the surrounding holy rivers and the Mandakini River flowing nearby. On Monday, people get involved in the temple courtyard for special worship.

Matyagajendra is the form of Lord Shiva

This temple is situated at Ramghat on the banks of the holy Mandakini river. Matyagajendra, the form of Lord Shiva, is called the Kshetrapal of Chitrakoot, so the journey of Chitrakoot is not used without his philosophy. The name of Mattagajendra is also prevalent due to the disgrace of Matyagajendra.

appeared in Digambar form in front of Laxman

When Chitrakoot came to Chitrakoot with Lord Shri Ram, Mata Janaki and brother Laxman during Treta period, he thought it appropriate to take permission from Kshetrapal Matyagajendra. Local saint Rishi Keshavanand ji says that Shri Ram sent Lakshmana forward for the permission of Nathji from Matyagajendra Nathji, where he appeared in the form of Digambar in front of Laxman.

Lord Rama and Lakshmana followed Matyagajendra's learning

Matyagajendra started dancing with one hand genitals and the other hand on the mouth. Seeing this, Laxman asked Shriram its meaning. Shriram said its meaning that there is a sign of celibacy and keeping restraint on speech. The two brothers followed the learning given by Matyagajendra throughout the exile and stayed in Chitrakoot for 11 and a half years.

Temple is mentioned in Shivpuran

This temple is very ancient. It is believed that it has been founded by Brahma himself. It is also mentioned in Shivpuran.

Nayavint Samoadeshi Nabramh Saddashi Puri. Yagyvedi located in Trishdhanush Mita. Bettar North Kund Brahmanan Kalpitam Pura. Dhatachakkarjota Yagyam Khanditam. (Shivpuran eighth section, second chapter)

Brahma performed 108 kundiya

This shloka means that Brahma performed 108 Kundiya Yajna at this place, after which Lord Shiva appeared as a gender of Matyagajendra. The same gender has been installed in this temple. The special thing is that there are four Shivling in this temple, it is not a description of being anywhere else in the world. There is a unique temple in this case.

Devotees gathering in Sawan

Apart from Sawan, there is a gathering of devotees in this temple in Shivaratri. Even at that time, Shiva devotees from India and abroad gather here. However, according to the recognition of the temple, the administration has not spent for the renovation of the temple. If government assistance is received, then this temple can also become a big center of attraction of pilgrims.

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August 4th 2022, 10:41 am
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