Tripura Sundari Temple of TripuraBeing one of the 51 Sati Pithas, this place is also treated as a prominent Hindu pilgrimage. As the legends say, Sati who was the incarnation of Adi Shakti being insulted by her father sacrifices herself in the holy flame of the Yagna. After her death, her husband lord Shiva carried her mortal remain and traveled to various parts of the world, Lord Vishnu the preserver God with his dice Sudarsana cut down the body parts of Sati until nothing remained. All those parts wherever it fell a Sati Peth was created and Devi's different forms can be seen in those places. Likewise, Tripura Sundari Temple was the place where Sati's right foot droped. People worshiped her as Devi Sodashi meaning a 16-year-old goddess. The temple is also refered as Kurma Peth in ancient text because of its aerial view looked like the shell of a tortoise. The present day temple was constructed in the year 1501 A.D. by Maharaja Dhanyan Manikya. The pujas are performed every day and thousands of devotees come from all over the world irrespective of religion, caste, race, and gender to give their call to the holy Mother. The local tribal people call the deity Amma Hayakchar. The temple is located in the city of Udaipur which 54 km from the Capital city Agartala. On the new moon night of November, a special Puja is performed in the temple.