Tagged: temples

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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...

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Siddheswari Temple, Kalna, West Bengal

The most important temple of Kalna, from religious point of view is the Siddheswari Temple. A Hindu devotee of Goddess Kali feels his/her visit to Kalna is incomplete with out a darshan of Goddess...