SRI ADYA MAHAKAMESVARI MAA
The sub-continent of India has always been brimming with Brahma Gyana the cosmic knowledge. The historical fact has been that whenever a divine soul has descended on this Earth there had been major humanitarian reasons behind it which had become obvious over the passage of time. A similar epoch making event had taken its root five thousand years back on this pious land of India.
Sage Brahma-rishi’s disciple Swami Krodhanandji’s arrival 5000 years back was the sprout of this event. For the continuing upliftment and salvation of the humanity Swami Krodhanandji peaked into the future and took the vow to build in this creation such a divine temple of Shri Adya Mahakamesvari that just by goddess’s darshana (i.e. a divine glimpse inviting her blessing) the individual will be freed from the shackles of penance and that his current life will move towards divinity.
He obviously had realised that in the coming Ghor Kali Yuga (the last phase of the time cycle of creation) no divine soul will take birth on this Earth to deliver the mankind and guide the aspiring souls towards higher consciousness.
The year was 1963, 17th March the Sunday; the place Maha Samsana (i.e. the great cremation ground) of Tara Pitha (temple of goddess Tara established by Sage Brahma-rishi) in Birbhum district of the state of West Bengal in India where Ananta (i.e. eternal) Guru Shri Shankar Baba Maharaj was giving sermons to a select elite gathering including his close disciples. Suddenly Baba Maharaj started telling them about establishing a Maha Sakti Pitha (i.e. abode of the ultimate divine feminine power). But he also said that this will be located outside Bengal. Hearing this they were disappointed. In other words no one showed keenness towards this mission. On their reaction Baba Maharaj was lost staring into nothingness. One by one all of them left except for the true disciple of Ananta Guru, Shri Maa who was listening to everything sitting quietly next to him. She got off from her place looking at Shiv incarnate Baba Maharaj, then she placed her head at his feet and said, “Baba do we need lot of money to build this temple?” Baba replied, “Yes, mother not only lot of money but also a lot of devotion & commitment. One cannot even lay a brick for this temple with egoistic intention.” Then Shri Maa again inquired, “Can’t my father do this job. He is also a king. If I tell him he will definitely agree. Tell me Baba can’t my father do this job?” Hearing this Shiv incarnate Baba Maharaj started dancing in joy with both hands raised, facing Goddess Tara’s temple exclaimed, “Jayai! Tara!, Jayai! Tara! Mother you will build your own temple. Jayai! Tara!, Jayai! Tara!” Then placing his hand on Shri Maa’s head said, “Sakti only can build a place for Sakti. Mother you come to me at 12:00 mid-night after taking bath.”
At mid-night Shri Guru was lying on his back in the cremation ground in a state of semi trance. On arrival of Guru-Maa he ordered her to put her ear on his navel. And in this fashion Guru-Maa learned the secret architectural plan of the temple, where what Yantra to be placed, etc. Baba Maharaj went on narrating, mentally communicating & Guru-Maa kept storing in her mind.
Then started the search for the right place. Relentlessly she started running day & night for years together but alas none matched the norms laid by Guru Maharaj and the vision of the place that she had in her mind.
At last she did succeed in locating the right place and her vision laid in front of her in full reality. Neither it should be only mountainous, nor it should be only plain. Neither it should be only forest nor it should be devoid of civilisation and it should be at the bank of a river. Not only this, the place by its own virtue should be pulsating with spiritual vibration and carry its own historical value. This unique place was located in the Uttarakhand region of India in the lap of Purnagiri Pitha hill top temple, across the dense teak Kumaon forest of Jim Corbetts at the bank of river Sharda (another name for Saraswati the goddess of learning) in Tanakpur’s Brahmdev village where Lord Brahma (the creator) himself had done Sadhana & Yajna of Mahakamesvari. And at this place the king of demi gods Indra had done worship of Maha Bhagavati the great goddess.
This high consciousness temple has been constructed in such a way that any one completing one parikrama (i.e. a holy round) of the temple would actually complete a parikrama of the thirty three crore (i.e. 330 milllion) gods & goddesses at one go. And human beings will be able to scale the heights of spiritualism after fulfilling their materialistic needs.
For establishing Shri Adya Sakti Pitha, Swami Krodhananda with his spiritual power had done prana pratishtha (i.e. establish life-force) of thousand & twelve Yantras (spiritual geometric plaques that are imbibed with occult power) but the Sakti Pitha could only be founded in a particular Tithi (i.e. auspicious time defined by the position and movement of the astronomical bodies and constellation). Hence Swami Krodhananda passed on the Yantras to his disciple Sukhananda. Swami Sukhananda also kept on doing worship of the Yantras and this way they kept on passing down the Guru Parampara (i.e dynasty) to Shiv incarnate Shri Shri Shankari Baba who passed it down to his most ardent disciple Shri Shri Madhobi-Maa. To give shape to this vision of the Guru Parampara & culminate it into a completeness became prime mission of her life now.
Waiting over the centuries this tithi had arrived after 5000 years that had coincided with the citing of the star Sirius (recorded in the Chinese history) the same moment arrived with the blessing of the Guru Parampara on 9th November, 1997, the day was Akshaya Navami of Kartik (the holy indestructible ninth day of the Hindu calendar’s seventh month). Under the astral supervision of Shri Shri Shankari Baba, Shri Krodhanand himself along with many sages and gods witnessed this nectarous cosmic moment. The specific star constellation and stars including Sirius & comet all appeared to be aligned to an axis that pointed to the tip of the Adya Mahakamesvari temple as if announcing the descent of the great goddess, a task that can only be accomplished by the lotus hands of revered sage Guru-Maa Shri Shri Madhobi-Maa.
This divine Sakti Pitha is not only important for astral & spiritual aspirations but also has its importance for today’s stressed & suffering directionless humanity where by mere darsana ofShri Adya Mahakamesvari Maa human beings will be relieved of sorrow, attain spiritual bliss & peace of mind.
Magnanimous is Shri Guru-Maa
Magnanimous is Shri Baba Maharaj
Sri Adya Shakti Pith