Adishakti Devi Temple is situated at Vairagad, near Gadchiroli in the state of Maharashtra. The idol of Sri Adishakti Devi that is installed in this holy temple was found during the excavation conducted in 1986. The deity Sri Adishakthi Devi is seen in the form of Chaturbhuja, i.e with four hands. The idol stands as an excellent example for the craftsmanship of sculptors pertaining to that period. Devotees visit the temple all through the year.
Best Season to Visit
The period between October and March is the ideal time to visit this place.
How to Reach Gadchiroli
The nearest airport is located at Nagpur, which is about 180 kms from the place.
Chandrapur Railway station is the closest station located at a distance of 80 km from Vairagad. The district of Gadchiroli has about 18.5 km of railway lines running along its north-western part.
Gadchiroli is well connected to its neighbouring districts such as Chandrapur, Bhandara and Nagpur through proper roadways. The town of Gadchiroli is located approximately 180 Kms from Nagpur and 80 Kms away from Chandrapur. It takes around two hours from Chandrapur and 4 hours from Nagpur to reach Gadchiroli by bus.
Adishakti Devi Temple
Vairagad, Gadchiroli District,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.