करतोयाघाट शक्तिपीठ  हिन्दी देवनागरी में पढ़ें।

karatoyaghat shaktipith 51 shaktipithon men se ek hai. hindoo dharm ke puranon ke anusar jahan-jahan sati ke ang ke tukade, dharan kie vastr ya abhooshan gire, vahan-vahan shaktipith astitv men aye. ye atynt pavan tirthasthan kahalaye. ye tirth poore bharatiy upamahadvip par phaile hue hain. 'devipuran' men 51 shaktipithon ka varnan hai.

sthiti

yah shaktipith lal manirahat-sntahat relave lain par bongada janapad men bongada steshan se dakshin-pashchim men 32 kilomitar door bhavanipur gram men hai. lal rng ke baluha patthar ke bane is mndir men chittakarshak terakota ka prayog hua hai. bngal ati prachin kal se hi shakti upasana ka vrihatkendr raha hai. ullekhaniy hai ki bangladesh ke chattal shaktipith ke shiv mndir ko terahaven jyotirling ki manyata hai. shakti sngam tntr men bangladesh kshetr ko sarvasiddhi pradayak kaha gaya hai-

'ratnakarn samarabhy brahmaputrantagn shive. bngadesho maya proktah sarvasiddhi pradarshakah॥'[1]

bangladesh ke char shaktipithon- 'karatoyaghat', 'vibhasapith', 'sugndhapith' tatha 'chattal pith' men karatoya pith ko ati vishisht kaha gaya hai. yah shaktipith bangladesh evn kamaroop ke sngam sthal par karatoya nadi ke tat par 100 yojan vistrit shakti-trikon ke antargat ata hai tatha ise siddh kshetr bhi kaha gaya hai-

'karatoyan samasady yavachchhi khakhasinim. shatayojan vistirnn trikonn sarvasiddhidmh॥[2]

manyata

manyata hai ki sadanira-karatoya nadi ka udgam shiv-shiva ke panigrahan ke samay mahashiv ke hath men dale ge jal se hi hua. isilie isaki mahatta shiv nirmaly[3] sadrishy hai tatha ise langhana bhi nishiddh mana gaya hai.

  • yahan sati ke 'vamatalp' ka nipat hua tha.
  • yahan devi 'aparna' roop men tatha shiv 'vaman bhairav' roop men vas karate hain-

karatoya tate talpn vame vaman bhairavah.
aparna devata tatr brahmaroopa karodbhava॥[4]

  • yahan pahale 'bhairav' (shiv) ka tadanntar devi aparna ka darshan kiya jata hai. jo manushy yahan nadi men snan ke bad tin rat tak upavas karata hai, use ashvamedh ygy ke phal ki prapti hoti hai, aisa mahabharat ke vanaparv men ullekh hai-
'karatoyan samasady triratro poshito narah. ashvamedhamvapnoti prajapati kritovidhi॥'[5]

pauranik ullekh

  • 'annd ramayan' men ata hai ki shriram yahan tirth karane ge the, kintu isako langhana nishiddh man us par nahin ge tatha ashvamedh ygy ka unaka ashv bhi karatoya ke tat tak gaya tha-
'pashyan sthalani snprapy taptan shri manikarnikamh. karatoya nadi toye svantvagre n yayau vibhuah॥[6]
'yayauvaji vayugattya shighrn jvalamukhin prati. dosh bhitya karatoyan tirtva naivagrato gatah॥'[7]
  • vayu puran men karatoya nadi ka udgam 'riksh parvat' kaha gaya hai tatha isake jal ko mani sadrishy ujjval bataya gaya hai.
  • 'tntrachoodamani' men ise 'brahmaroopa karodbhava' kaha gaya hai.


panne ki pragati avastha
adhar
prarambhik
madhyamik
poornata
shodh

tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. shakti sngamatntr
  2. mahabharat, van-parv
  3. (vah padarth jo kisi devata ko arpit kiya jata hai)
  4. tntrachoodamani, pith nirnay prakaran
  5. mahabharat, vanaparv-85/3
  6. annd ramayan, yatrakand-9/2
  7. tadaiv-yagakand-3/35

snbndhit lekh

suvyavasthit lekh

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