Next to Muzaffarpur Engineering College in Avaas Nagar there is an acclaimed "Devi Peeth", it is called Simri Mai. This sanctuary is devoted to Goddess Bhagwati. It is said that to please "Bhagwati" coconut is broken here.
History tells that long back there was an old woman who used to live in a hovel close to this place. Amid night she used to meditate for extend periods of time. She took "Samadhi" on the seventeenth day of Navratra here. From that day this place has a status of "Lokpeeth" and is well known by the name of "Simri Mai".
Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport, Patna is the nearest airport which is situated at the distance of 80 Kms from Muzaffarpur. It is one of the major airports in Bihar and connects to cities like Delhi, Ranchi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Hyderabad. Tourists can board a bus or hire a taxi to reach Muzaffarpur.
Muzaffarpur is assisted by the Muzaffarpur railway station, which is situated at the distance of 2 Kms from centre of the city and connects to various cities in India like Ranchi, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai and various other cities and towns in India.
Muzaffarpur is well linked by National Highways 28, 57, 77, and 102 and government of Bihar operates public and tourists buses to Muzaffarpur and tourists can also board tourists buses from various neighboring states to reach Muzaffarpur.
Simri Mai Temple,
Daudpur Kothi, Muzaffarpur, Bihar,
India, Pincode – 842003.
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.