Tagged: temples

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Hansehswari Temple, Hooghly

Hangseshwari temple was constructed by Raja Nrisingha Dev, great grandson of Raja Rameswar Roy in 1799. Raja Nrisingha Dev was born three months after the death of his father. The then King of Burdwan...

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Bishnupur Temple Tour, West Bengal

The Bishnupur temple tour! As soon as you reach there local guides will be flocking around you, which may seem irritating, but I tell you hire one; it is worth the money you will...

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Gokulchand Temple, Gokulnagar, West Bengal

Tallest of all old laterite stone temples, Gokulchand Temple looked majestic that day against the bright blue sky. I visited the temple in April 2013. A fortified wall in reasonably good condition goes around...

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Tarapith – A Shakti Peeth

Shakti Peethas as I explained before in blogposts, are places where body parts of Goddess Sati are believed to have fallen after Lord Shiva refused to give up her dead body. Goddess Sati is...

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Anjaneyar Temple, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu

I was blogging on my tour in West Bengal, a pause to that, this post will be on Anjaneyar Temple in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu.  Last week enroute Srirangam, a temple town of Tiruchirapalli we...

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Kankalitala Temple, Bolpur

Kankalitala, this is one sacred destination of Hindus. It is one of the 52 Shakti Peeths, which is holy abode of Goddess Sati. It is believed that when Lord Shiva in a rage, refused...