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Attahas temple, Birbhum

In a far, far land, in a little village called Dakshindihi in Birbhum, West Bengal, lies a shrine dedicated to Adi Shakti- the female force of Hinduism. Situated on the banks of the river Ishani, the temple lies on the Labhpur to Ahmedpur Road which is a distance of about 15 km. The exact location […]

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Bakreswar Temple, Birbhum

The Bakreshwar Temple of West Bengal lies on the banks of the Paaphra River in the district of Birbhum, around 24 km from the town of Siuri and 240 km from Kolkata. The temple is renowned for its Oriya-style of architecture. Inside the temple complex are the Mahishmardini and the Vakranath temple. The former has […]

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Nalateswari Temple, Birbhum

Nalateswari Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, one of the 51 places where parts of Devi Sati’s body fell. This temple is very sacred and visited by devotees from all over the country. Since the throat or ‘nala’ of Sati is believed to have fallen here, the temple came to be called as […]

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Nandikeshwari Temple, Sainthia, Birbhum

Nandikeshwari temple is located in earlier Nandipur village, which is now a part of Sainthia town, Birbhum district, West Bengal (220 Km from Kolkata). The Sainthia town is located on the bank of river Mayurakshi. According to Hindu scripture Neck lace of Sati fell here. Goddess Shakti is worshipped here as Nandini and Lord Bhairav as Nandikeshwar. The name […]

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Kankalitala Temple, Birbhum

Kankalitala Temple is another well known temple in West Bengal. This temple is nestled 9 kilometers from Bolpur on the Bolpur-Labhpur road and is situated on the banks of River Kopai. It is also one of the Shakti Peethas where kankal of Parvati fell and the presiding deity of the temple is goddess Parvati. Architecture […]

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Tarapith, Birbhum, West Bengal

Tarapith, Birbhum, West Bengal Date built: – Deity: – Architectural style: – Major festivals – Locale: – District:: Birbhum Address: – Phone – Tārāpīṭh is a Hindu temple town near Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal, known for its Tantrictemple and its adjoining cremation (Maha Smashan) grounds where sādhanā (tantric rituals) are performed. The Tantric Hindutemple is dedicated to the goddess Tara, a fearsome Tantric aspect of the Devi, […]