Maa Kushmanda is believed to be a form of Shakti and is considered the creator of the universe, which is called Brahmanda (ब्रह्माण्ड) in Sanskrit, by just flashing a little bit of her smile.
The uniqueness of this shrine is that the lower part of pestle made of unknown metal is worshiped as the Goddess Kanta Devi.
Since she has a Chandra or half moon, in the shape of a Ghanta (bell), on her forehead, she is addressed as Chandraghanta
Going by the Skanda Purana, the Biraja temple observes the annual Rath yatra during the Durga Puja as Devi Durga is the presiding deity of the temple and is worshipped as Maa Biraja.
The word Bramhacharini also signifies Tapacharini, one who follows austerities or penances.
During the auspicious period of Navratri, people observe austere measures like fasting and worshipping of the Goddess to obtain the grace of the all-feminine power.
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In her earlier birth, she was born as the daughter of Prajapati Daksha. Her name was Sati then and she was the consort of Lord Shiva.
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But the diversity of practices in these Peethas and the numerous facets of the divine feminine Goddess archetypes who preside the every nook and corner, from a nondescript village to metropolitan town in the State, is what make it a thing of beauty.
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