Pithas

Some articles on pithas, pitha:

Vishalakshi - In Shakti Peetha Lists
... The Kularnava Tantra mentions 18 Pithas and mentions Varanasi as the sixth one ... enumerates 18 names along with their presiding deities or Pitha-devis including Vishalakshi of Varanasi as the fifth Pitha ... There are the two lists of Pithas in the Jnanarnava, one with 8 names and the other with fifty names ...
Matrikas - Worship - In Nepal
... Temples (pithas i.e ... The pithas are usually open-air shrines, but may be closed structures too ... In these pithas, the Matrikas are worshipped with their followers (ganas) in form of stone statues or natural stones, while in dyochems (god-houses) in ...
Pithe - Preparation
... Pithas are primarily made from a batter of rice flour or wheat flour, which is shaped and optionally filled with sweet or savory ingredients ... When filled, the pitha's pouch is called a khol (lit ... For stuffed vegetable pithas, ingredients such as cauliflower, cabbage, radish, or potato are usually fried, baked, or steamed, and then mashed, cooled, and formed into ...
Types of Rice Cakes By Region - In Indo-Bengali Cuisine
... Pitha, in the Bengali, Assamese and Oriya cuisines, is usually a thin-flat cake prepared from a batter made with soaked and ground rice ... In West Bengal and Bangladesh, special pithas are made in different processes such as steaming or stuffing, the bhapa and puli pithas being examples respectively ... Special festivals where pithas are generally made include Nabanna in Bengali culture, Bihu in Assam and many festivals in East India ...
Hinglaj Mata - Religious Significance and Legends
... Shiva is also worshipped at each Shakti Pitha in the form of Bhairava, the male counterpart or guardian of the presiding goddess of the Pitha ... The Kularnava Tantra mentions 18 Pithas and mentions Hingula as the third one ... In the Kubjika Tantra, Hingula is listed among the 42 Shakta or Siddha Pithas in which Hinglaj is at the fifth place ...