In Cuttack, people strongly believe Maa Katak Chandi is ‘The Living Goddess’. Maa Katak Chandi “the Living Goddess” is worshipped in various incarnations of Durga during the puja. Maa Katak Chandi Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to the Goddess Chandi, the presiding deity of Cuttack, Odisha.
The temple is located near Barabati Stadium & to the banks of the river Mahanadi. It is famous for the annual Durga Puja and Kali Puja festivals. The Durga Puja festivities are prominent in Maa Katak Chandi temple which takes place for 16 days starting from the dark fortnight of Ashwina Krishna Ashtami till Ashwina Shukla Navami and Vijayadashami.
The goddess popularly called Maa Katak Chandi sits and rules in the heart of the ancient city. She has four hands holding Paasha(noose), Ankusha (goad), gestures dispelling fear(Abhaya), and granting boon(Varada). She is worshiped as Bhuvaneshvari (the queen of the Universe) by Sevayatas belonging to Utkala Brahmins every day.
OdiaLive will bring you the opportunity of Darshan of Maa Katak Chandi every day with her different avatar/Besa which will continue for 16 Days. Stay Updated.
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