Shakumbhri Devi temple is one of the famous shakthi peeth temple in haridwar uttrakhand India. According to mythology lord Brahma done a yagna to sacrifice Shiva and Shakthi. Goddess Shakthi stand up separately from Shiva and helped Brahma for growing the universe. After finishing the paintings Brahma decided to give Shakthi returned to Shiva. At that time, his son Dhaksha executed many yaganas to get Shakthi as his daughter in the form of Sati and planned to marry Sati to Shiva after entering into the sector.
But because of Shiva's curse to Brahma became that his 5th head became reduce off because of his lie in front of Shiva. By this incident, Dhaksha got indignant with Shiva and determined not to permit Sati and Shiva get married. However, Sati were given attracted by using Shiva and got married. So, Dhaksha done a yagna to take revenge on lord Shiva. For that yagna he invitations all the deities except lord Shiva, so Sati got indignant and fallen into the yagna. This places is satisfactory visit area in haridwar.