Goddess Sati is the daughter of King Daksha, have fallen in Love with Lord Shiva and willing to marry as she found him dedicated and lovable husband, married Lord Shiva. Her father Daksha did not agree to it. Once King Daksha organized an Yagya did not invite both Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati. Lord Shiva did not want his wife Sati to attend the Yagya, as they were not been invited. Goddess Sati ignored Lord Shiva's piece of advice, went to the ceremony alone. But she was insulted by her father to the extreme, ran into the Sacrificial fire and self-immolated. Virabhadra and Bhadrakali the creations of Lord Shiva, beheaded Daksha and devasted yagnja shaala in the rampage. Later, Lord Shiva forgiven Daksha, brought back to life to complete the Yagya.
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Chandrabadani Devi Temple is located in Uttarakhand, India. The Chandrabadani Temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati, the Goddess of power. Apart from the temple, this place offers breathtaking views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath, Badrinath and so on. The legacy says that the torso of Sati fell here and her weapons got scattered all around the place. Thus, even today huge number of iron trishuls (tridents) and some old statues can be seen lying around the revered temple of Chandrabadani. Traditionally, a cloth canopy is tied to the ceiling over this Shri-yantra once every year and the Brahman priest does it blindfolded. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati, spouse of Lord Shiva. Goddess Sati fell while Lord Shiva was taking away her burned body. Her Weapons were also scattered over the place. There is no idol of Goddess Sati present in the main shrine and a Shree Yantra carved on a flat stone is being worshipped in the main shrine.