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Famous Durga temples in India for religiously inclined souls

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The arrival of winters is important for so many reasons; from annual cultural celebrations to various religious festivities, a lot happens during this time of the year in India. Navratri is one such Hindu festival that is celebrated with much fervor, especially in the northern parts of the country and devotees visit famous Durga temples in India. During this time, the more ardent ones observe a nine-day fast and pray to Maa Shakti (a form of Goddess Durga). This is also the time when devotees flock to Shakti Peethas that are scattered throughout the Indian subcontinent. These 51 Shakti Peethas are the most revered and prominent places of worship for the Hindus where, as per mythology, Devi Sati’s body parts fell.

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