Ashtabhuja Devi Temple is situated at the top of the Vindhya Mountain in Vindhayachal
. According to legends the girlchild born to Vasudev and Devaki, parents of Lord Krishna
, flew miraculously from the grip of Kamsa
when he attempted to bash her to death, and descended here. This temple within a cave of a hillock, 3 km from Vindhyavasini Devi temple
, is dedicated to her.
Nearest airport is at Babatpur, 87 km from here.
Vindhyachal itself is a local railway station, but mail and express trains stop at Mirzapur, which is well connected with all major cities of India.
Bus service is available to all major cities of Uttar Pradesh.