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The Tripura Sundari Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Tripura Sundari, a form of the goddess Shakti. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, or sacred sites associated with the body of Sati, the consort of the god Shiva. The temple is located in the town of Udaipur, in the state of Tripura, India.
The temple was built in the 15th century by King Dhanya Manikya, the then ruler of Tripura. The temple is a small, cubical structure, measuring 24 square feet at the base and 75 feet in height. The roof of the temple is in the shape of a tortoise, which is why the temple is also known as the Kurma Peetha.
The main deity of the temple is a black stone image of Tripura Sundari. The image is said to have been brought to Udaipur by King Dhanya Manikya from Chittagong, Bangladesh. The image is adorned with a number of jewels and ornaments.
The temple is a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus from all over India. The temple is also a popular tourist destination, and is known for its beautiful architecture and its religious significance.
Here are some other details about the temple:
- The temple is open to the public from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
- There is a small fee to enter the temple.
- Visitors are expected to dress respectfully when visiting the temple.
- There are a number of stalls outside the temple that sell souvenirs and religious items.