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They are Kashyap, Bharadvaja, Atri, Gautama, Jamdagni, Vashista, and

Vishvamitra. The other meaning of Saptarishis is constellation of Great Bear

It is believed that lord Krishna possesses 64 kinds of arts called "Chausath Kalas". They are as follows:
(1) Geet vidyaart of singing.
(2) Vadya vidyaart of playing on musical instruments.
(3) Nritya vidyaart of dancing.
(4) Natya vidyaart of theatricals.
(5) alekhya vidyaart of painting.
(6) viseshakacchedya vidyaart of painting the face and body with color
(7) tandula-kusuma-bali-vikaraart of preparing offerings from rice and flowers.
(8) pushpastaranaart of making a covering of flowers for a bed.
(9) dasana-vasananga-ragaart of applying preparations for cleansing the teeth, cloths and painting
the body.
(10) mani-bhumika-karmaart of making the groundwork of jewels.
(11) sayya-racanaart of covering the bed.
(12) udaka-vadyaart of playing on music in water.
(13) udaka-ghataart of splashing with water.
(14) citra-yogaart of practically applying an admixture of colors.
(15) malya-grathana-vikalpaart of designing a preparation of wreaths.
(16) sekharapida-yojanaart of practically setting the coronet on the head.
(17) nepathya-yogaart of practically dressing in the tiring room.
(18) karnapatra-bhangaart of decorating the tragus of the ear.
(19) sugandha-yuktiart of practical application of aromatics.
(20) bhushana-yojanaart of applying or setting ornaments.
(21) aindra-jalaart of juggling.
(22) kaucumaraa kind of art.
(23) hasta-laghavaart of sleight of hand.
(24) citra-sakapupa-bhakshya-vikara-kriyaart of preparing varieties of delicious food.
(25) panaka-rasa-ragasava-yojanaart of practically preparing palatable drinks and tinging draughts
with red color.
(26) suci-vaya-karmaart of needleworks and weaving.
(27) sutra-kridaart of playing with thread.
(28) vina-damuraka-vadyaart of playing on lute and small drum.
(29) prahelikaart of making and solving riddles.
(30) durvacaka-yogaart of practicing language difficult to be answered by others.
(31) pustaka-vacanaart of reciting books.
(32) natikakhyayika-darsanaart of enacting short plays and anecdotes.
(33) kavya-samasya-puranaart of solving enigmatic verses.
(34) pattika-vetra-bana-vikalpaart of designing preparation of shield, cane and arrows.

(35) tarku-karmaart of spinning by spindle.


(36) takshanaart of carpentry.
(37) vastu-vidyaart of engineering.
(38) raupya-ratna-parikshaart of testing silver and jewels.
(39) dhatu-vadaart of metallurgy.
(40) mani-raga jnanaart of tinging jewels.
(41) akara jnanaart of mineralogy.
(42) vrikshayur-veda-yogaart of practicing medicine or medical treatment, by herbs.
(43) mesha-kukkuta-lavaka-yuddha-vidhiart of knowing the mode of fighting of lambs, cocks and
birds.
(44) suka-sarika-prapalana (pralapana)? -- art of maintaining or knowing conversation between male
and female cockatoos.
(45) utsadanaart of healing or cleaning a person with perfumes.
(46) kesa-marjana-kausalaart of combing hair.
(47) akshara-mushtika-kathanaart of talking with letters and fingers.
(48) mlecchita-kutarka-vikalpaart of fabricating barbarous or foreign sophistry.
(49) desa-bhasha-jnanaart of knowing provincial dialects.
(50)nirmiti-jnanaart of knowing prediction by heavenly voice
(51) yantra-matrikaart of mechanics.
(52) dharana-matrikaart of the use of amulets.
(53) samvacyaart of conversation.
(54) manasi kavya-kriyaart of composing verse mentally.
(55) kriya-vikalpaart of designing a literary work or a medical remedy.
(56) chalitaka-yogaart of practicing as a builder of shrines called after him.
(57) abhidhana-kosha-cchando-jnanaart of the use of lexicography and meters.
(58) vastra-gopanaart of concealment of cloths.
(59) dyuta-viseshaart of knowing specific gambling.
(60) akarsha-kridaart of playing with dice or magnet.
(61) balaka-kridanakaart of using children's toys.
(62) vainayiki vidyaart of enforcing discipline.
(63) vaijayiki vidyaart of gaining victory.
(64) vaitaliki vidyaart of awakening master with music at dawn.

Sr. No. Place Body Part or Ornament Shakti Bhairava


1 Kanchipuram, Kamakshi temple, Kamakoti Peetam mentioned in Lalita Sahasram, Trishati, Astothram
etc. Ottiyana (Ornament covering stomach) Kamakshi Kaal Bhairav
2 Nainativu (Manipallavam), Northern Province, Sri Lanka. Located 36 km from the ancient capital of the
Jaffna kingdom, Nallur. The murti of the Goddess is believed to have been consecrated and worshipped
by Lord Indra. The protagonist, Lord Rama and antagonist, Ravana of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana have

offered obeisances to the Goddess. Nga and Garuda of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata; resolved their
longstanding feuds after worshipping this Goddess. Silambu (Anklets) Indrakshi (Nagapooshani /
Bhuvaneswari) Rakshaseshwar (Nayanair)
3 Shivaharkaray, a little distance from Sukkur Station from Karachi, Pakistan Eyes Mahishmardini
Krodhish
4 Sugandha, situated in Shikarpur, Gournadi, about 20 km from Barisal town, Bangladesh, on the banks
of Sonda river. Nose Sugandha Trayambak
5 Amarnath in Kashmir, India from Srinagar through Pahalgam 94 km by Bus, Chandanwari 16 km by
walk Throat Mahamaya Trisandhyeshwar
6 Jwalamukhi, Kangra, India from Pathankot alight at Jwalamukhi Road Station from there 20 km
Tongue Siddhida (Ambika) Unmatta Bhairav
7 Ambaji, at Anart, Gujarat, India Heart Ambaji
8 Nepal, near Pashupatinath Temple at Guhyeshwari Temple Both knees Mahashira Kapali
9 Manas, under Tibet at the foot of Mount Kailash in Lake Mansarovar, a piece of Stone Right hand
Dakshayani Amar
10 Bardhaman in West Bengal, India Navel Mata Sarbamangala Devi Bhagwan Shiv/Mahadev
11 Gandaki in Pokhara, Nepal about 125 km on the banks of Gandaki river where Muktinath temple is
situated Temple Gandaki Chandi Chakrapani
12 Bahula, on the banks of Ajay river at Ketugram, 8 km from Katwa, Burdwan, West Bengal, India Left
arm Goddess Bahula Bhiruk
13 Ujaani, 16 km from Guskara station under Burdwan district of West Bengal, India Right wrist Mangal
Chandika Kapilambar
14 Udaipur, Tripura, at the top of the hills known as Tripura Sundari temple near Radhakishorepur
village, a little distance away from Udaipur town of Tripura, India Right leg Tripura Sundari Tripuresh
15 On Chandranath hill near Sitakunda station of Chittagong District, Bangladesh. The famous
Chandranath Temple on the top of the hill is the Bhairav temple of this Shakti Peetha, not the Shakti
Peeth itself. Right arm Bhawani Chandrashekhar
16 Locally known as Bhramari Devi. Behind a rice mill, near Jalpesh Temple in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal,
India. Left leg Bhraamari Ambar
17 Kamgiri, Kamakhya, in the Neelachal hills near Guwahati, capital of Assam, India Genitals Kamakhya
Umanand

18 yoga adya at Khirgram under Burdwan district, West Bengal, India Big Toe (Right) Jugaadya Ksheer
Khandak
19 Kalipeeth, (Kalighat, Kolkata), India Right Toes Kalika Nakuleshwar
20 Prayag near Sangam at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Finger Alopi Devi Mandir or Madhaveswari
Bhava
21 Jayanti at Nartiang village in the Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya state, India. This Shakti Peetha is
locally known as the Nartiang Durga Temple. Left thigh Jayanti Kramadishwar
22 Kireet at Kireetkona village, 3 km from Lalbag Court Road station under district Murshidabad, West
Bengal, India Crown Vimla Sanwart
23 Varanasi at Manikarnika Ghat on banks of the Ganges at Kashi, Uttar Pradesh, India Earring
Vishalakshi & Manikarni Kalbhairav
24 Kanyashram, Kanyakumari the Bhadrakali temple within the precincts of Kumari temple, Tamil Nadu,
India (also thought to be situated in Chittagong, Bangladesh) Back Sarvani Nimish
25 Present day Kurukshetra town or Thanesar ancient Sthaneshwar, at Haryana, India Ankle bone
Savitri/BhadraKali Sthanu
26 Manibandh, at Gayatri hills near Pushkar 11 km north-west of Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Two Bracelets
Gayatri Sarvanand
27 Shri Shail, at Joinpur village, Dakshin Surma, near Gotatikar, 3 km north-east of Sylhet town,
Bangladesh Neck Mahalaxmi Sambaranand
28 Kankalitala, on the banks of Kopai River 10 km north-east of Bolpur station in Birbhum district, Devi
locally known as Kankaleshwari West Bengal, India Bone Devgarbha Ruru
29 Kalmadhav on the banks of Shon river in a cave over hills near to Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, India
Left buttock Kali Asitang
30 Shondesh, at the source point of Narmada River in Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, India Right
buttock Narmada Bhadrasen
31 Ramgiri, at Chitrakuta on the Jhansi Manikpur railway line in Uttar Pradesh, India Right breast Shivani
Chanda
32 Vrindavan, near new bus stand on Bhuteshwar road within Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple,
Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India Ringlets of hair Uma Bhutesh
33 Shuchi, in a Shiva temple at Suchindrum 11 km on Kanyakumari Trivandrum road, Tamil Nadu, India
Upper teeth Narayani Sanhar

34 Panchsagar exact location not known (thought to be near Haridwar) Bottom teeth Varahi Maharudra
35 Bhavanipur union, at Karatoyatat, 28 km distance from interior Sherpur upazila, Bogra District,
Bangladesh Left anklet (ornament) Arpana Vaman
36 Shri Parvat, near Ladak, Kashmir, India. Another belief: at Srisailam in Shriparvat hills under Kurnool
district, Andhra Pradesh, India Right anklet (ornament) Shrisundari Sundaranand
37 Vibhash, at Tamluk under district Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, India Left ankle Kapalini
(Bhimarupa) Sarvanand
38 Prabhas, 4 km from Veraval station near Somnath temple in Junagadh district of Gujarat, India
Stomach Chandrabhaga Vakratund
39 Bhairavparvat, at Bhairav hills on the banks of Shipra river a little distance from Ujjaini town, Madhya
Pradesh, India Upper lips Avanti Lambkarna
40 Goddess Saptashrungi (Goddess with 18 arms)]], at Vani in Nasik, Maharashtra, India Chin (2 parts)
Bhramari Vikritaksh
41 Sarvashail or Godavaritir, at Kotilingeswar temple on the banks of Godavari river near Rajamundry,
Andhra Pradesh, India Cheeks Rakini or Vishweshwari Vatsnabh or Dandpani
42 Virat, near Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India Left toes Ambika Amriteshwar
43 Locally known as Anandamayee Temple. Ratnavali, on the banks of Ratnakar river at KhanakulKrishnanagar, district Hooghly, West Bengal, India Right Shoulder Kumari Shiva
44 Mithila, near Janakpur railway station on the border of India and Nepal Left shoulder Uma Mahodar
45 Nalhati, known as "Nalateshwari Temple" near Nalhati station of Birbhum district, West Bengal, India
Vocal chord with part of the tracheae Kalika Devi Yogesh
46 Karnat, Kangra, himachalpradesh. Both ears Jayadurga Abhiru
47 Bakreshwar, on the banks of Paaphara river, 24 km distance from Siuri Town, district Birbhum, 7 km
from Dubrajpur Rly. Station West Bengal, India Portion between the eyebrows Mahishmardini
Vakranath
48 Jessoreswari, situated at Ishwaripur, Shyamnagar, district Satkhira, Bangladesh. The temple complex
was built by Maharaja Pratapaditya, whose capital was Ishwaripur. Palms of hands and soles of the feet
Jashoreshwari Chanda
49 Attahas village of Dakshindihi in the district of Bardhaman, near the Katwa railway station, in West
Bengal, India Lips Phullara Vishvesh

50 Sainthia, locally Known as "Nandikeshwari" temple. Only 1.5 km from the railway station under a
banyan tree within a boundary wall, Birbhum district, West Bengal, India Necklace Nandini
Nandikeshwar
51 Hinglaj (Or Hingula), southern Baluchistan a few hours North-east of Gawadar and about 125 km
towards North-west from Karachi, Pakistan Bramharandhra (Part of the head) Kottari Bhimlochan
52 Danestwari (Kuldevi Of Bastar state ), Dantewada 80 km from Jagdalpur Tehsil, Chhattisgarh Daant
(teeth) Danteshwari Kapalbhairv
53 Vajreshwari , Kangra 18 km from Dharamshala Tehsil, Kangra left Breast (teeth) Vajreshwari Kalbhairv
53 [Padmavati Devi] (Padmavatipuri Dham), Panns 80 km from Satna Madhya Pradesh Padm Padmavati
Devi Kapalbhairav
54 Tarapith, on the banks of Dwarka river, about 6 km from Rampurhat sub-division, Birbhum district,
West Bengal, India Third eye or spiritual eye (Tara) Tara
55 Chandika Sthan or chandisthan, at Munger temple on the banks of Ganges near Ganga Darshan,
Bihar, India Left eye Chandika or Chandi devi Bholeshankar
56 Patan Devi , at Patna near Magadh, Bihar, India right thigh Badi Patan Devi/chhoti Patan Devi Bhairav