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Sthaneshawar Mahadev Mandir
Location Thanesar, Haryana
Coordinates 29.981442,76.82795
 
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The temple of Sthaneswar is the above of Lord Shiva. It once formed an important part of the Kingdom of King Harsha Vardhan of the Pushyabhuti dynasty the ‘linga’ is ancient and worshipped with a lot of ritual and prayer. Just a few yards from her is located the temple Bhadrakali wich is a form of shakti. This is considered to be one of the fifty one Shaki pithas of India. It is believed that the right ankle of sati fell here in thewell. Presently a marble ankle has been shown here that recalls the mythical incident of sati. This Shakti Pitha is otherwise called Savitri pitha.The consert of Savitri is called sthanu. Hence, the city is called Sthaneswar meaning abode of Shiva.

It was here that the pandavas prayed to Lord Shiva and received His blssings for Shiva and received His blessings for victory in the battle of Mahabharta.

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