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Maa Phullara Shakthi Peethas



Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas


Significance of Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas


Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas are devoted to goddess Sati. It is the place where the lower lip of the Devi Sati falls. The place where the lip falls is very pious and is celebrated to gain the sacred blessings of goddess Sati. The shakti peethas recognize Devi Sati as phullara or a blooming soul. According to the Puranas of Hindu Mythology, Lord Shiva danced around the demolished body of Devi Sati. He slashed the pieces of her dead body and threw them on the planet earth. Phullara is one such place where the lower lip of the Devi plunged and the place since then became religious. At Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas, Lord Shiva is also worshipped as creator Vishwesh. Devotees worship Maa Phullara the most prominently during the Navratri. They present a special anna bhoga to her.


Benefits of worshipping in Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas


Worshipping in this shakti peetha will help the devotees in gaining the windfalls of Goddess Sati. One can bring consensus and tranquility in life by worshipping Goddess Sati. The temple also radiates the energies of the mighty Lord Shiva. Thus, worshipping at Maa Phullara Shakti Peethas will also help in pleasing the supreme lord Shiva.


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Maa Phullara Shakthi Peethas or Attahas Shakti Peetha is the most famous Shakti Peetha where it is said that the "Lower Lip" of Maa Sati fell and the idols are Devi Maa as Phullara or Fullara (Blooming) and Lord Shiva as Vishwesh (Lord of the Universe) Bhairav.

This holy Shrine of shakthi Peetha is dedicated to Goddess durga .It is located in Labhpur, Birbhum District, West Bengal.

The temple of Bhairav is beside the temple of Maa Fullora or Phullara. A deity made of stone. It is so large that the lower leap of the Goddess is about 15 to 18 feet wide.

According to mythology, when Mahadeva (Lord Shiva) danced around with Sati?s dead body cutting it to pieces, the lip fell at Fullara or Phullara.

There is a big pond beside the temple. According to hearsay,  Hanuman  collected 108 blue lotuses from the pond when Sri Ramachandra required them for the worship of Goddess Durga.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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