Shivaharkaray or Karavipur is a Shakti Peeth dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Durga located near Parkai railway station, near Karachi, Pakistan. As per Puranas the three eyes of the Devi Sati fell here. The Goddess is worshiped as Mahishamardini or the slayer of the Demon Mahishasur and and Shiva as Krodhish (the one who can be angry).

Karavipur Shakti Peeth

Karavipur Shakti Peeth

 

Shivaharkaray - Durga

Shivaharkaray - Durga

 

Mahishasura Mardini Durga

Mahishasura Mardini Durga

Maa Durga is known as the slayer of the demon Mahishasur, who was originated from a buffalo which represents the the animal nature in us in this form of Maa Durga is Called Mahishasura Mardini. Means Maa Durga slayed down a demon named Mahishasura who represent the animal features in human like ego, ignorance, greed & selfishness.

Mahisasuramardini

Mahisasuramardini

 

Maa Mahisasuramardini

Maa Mahisasuramardini

 

Maa Durga as Mahisasuramardini

Maa Durga as Mahisasuramardini

In this form Mahishasura Mardini, the Mother Goddess shows us the path to defeat the animal nature in human beings with the her divine help. The lion, the steed of the Maa Durga, represents man’s virility. The animal nature is to be conquered and kept under rigid control, but never absolutely abolished, for everything has its part to play wile placed in the right perspective. It is to be tamed to serve the purpose of creation proper vehicle of the divine.