This Temple is situated in the Suraj Kund Colony of Gorakhpur city, at a separation of around 5 km from railway station. Surajkund is a Locality in Gorakhpur City in Uttar Pradesh State, India. It falls under Gorakhpur Division . The name of this sanctuary implies it is an old sanctuary of goddess Maa Durga. It is committed to Goddess Shakti. Icons of Lord Hanuman, Lord Vishnu, Ganesha, Ram Laxman, Sita and a Shivling is additionally introduced in the sanctuary.
Navratri and Deepawali are celebrated here.
Gorakhpur civil airport is the nearest airport which is located around 8 kilometers away from the city centre. Direct flights from Gorakhpur airport ply to the cities like Delhi, Varanasi, Lucknow and Kolkata and others.
The Gorakhpur railway station is the main railhead and serves as the headquarters of North Eastern Railway. This railhead is well linked to major cities of the country such as Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Nagpur, Varanasi, Lucknow and a lot more. The tourist can easily find a large number of auto rickshaws and taxis from outside the railway station.
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Gorakhpur.
Prachin Sakthi Temple,
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 05:00 am to 10:00 pm.