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Bargabhima Temple (Tamluk, West Bengal)

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Bargabhima Temple is a Hindu temple in Tamluk near Kolkata in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. It is around 87.2 km from Kolkata, 85 km from Kharagpur. It is well connected by NH-6 and south eastern railway tracks. This temple is major historical spots in Purba Medinipur district. It is old Hindu Kali temple, 1150 years old and built by maharaja of Mayor dynasty. This temple is considered as 51 shakti peth of mother Durga where left ankle of sati fell. The temple has been declared by Heritage Site by West Bengal Govt. The current temple is not very old a it was rebuilt after the Islamic occupation of Bengal in the Middle Ages.In old Bengali literature the temple was mentioned several times. The temple is the mixture of three cultural combinations Hindu, Buddhist and Oriya. The local people makes huge festival on Durga Puja and Bengali new year in this temple.

Devi Bargabheema Temple Is Situated Near Tamluk Town (2 Km) And 82 Km From Kolkata. The Temple Is Nearly 1200 Years Old (Era :: Maharajas Of Mayur Dynasty) And The Devotees Believe That Town Tamralipta – The Ancient Port Town – Was Built By Their Goddess And The Temple Was Self Sculpted By God Viswakarma. This Is A Kali Temple & Devi Bargabheema Is Another Face Of Goddess Kali. This Place Is One Of The 52 Holy Shakti Pith Sthal Where The Left Ankle Of Sati Is Kept Still Now.

Bargabhima Temple is a Hindu temple in Tamluk near Kolkata in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. It is around 87.2 km from Kolkata, 85 km from Kharagpur. It is well connected by NH-6 and south eastern railway tracks. This temple is major historical spots in Purba Medinipur district.It is old Hindu Kali temple, 1150 years old and built by maharaja of Mayor dynasty. This temple is considered as 51 shakti peth of mother Durga where left ankle of sati fell.The temple has been declared by Heritage Site by West Bengal Govt The current temple is not very old a it was rebuilt after the Islamic occupation of Bengal in the Middle Ages.In old Bengali literature the temple was mentioned several times.The temple is the mixture of three cultural combinations Hindu, Buddhist and Oriya. The local people makes huge festival on Durga Puja and Bengali new year in this temple.

Bargabhima Temple is a Hindu temple in Tamluk near Kolkata in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. This temple is major historical spots in Purba Medinipur district. It is old Hindu Kali temple, 1150 years old and built by Maharaja of Mayur dynasty. This temple is considered as 51 Shakti peeth of Mother Shakthi, where the left ankle of goddess Sati Devi fell.The temple has been declared as Heritage Site by West Bengal Government. The current temple is not very old as it was rebuilt after the Islamic occupation of Bengal in the Middle Ages.In old Bengali literature the temple was mentioned several times.The temple is the mixture of three cultural combinations Hindu, Buddhist and Oriya. The local people makes huge festival on Durga Puja and Bengali new year in this temple. Bargabhima temple is one of the popular revered shrines which is dedicated to Hindu goddess Kali.The temple was built by Kings of Mayur Dynasty in the Orissan style architecture. The chief deity of the temple is Goddess Bargabhima who is the manifestation of Shakthi. The temple features an idol of stone with four hands holding a trishul in the upper hand has a human skull and the head of the demon in the lower left hand. The diety standing on Lord Shiva is identical to  Mahishasura Mardini housed in the sanctum.

Timing

06:00 to 20:00 (All days of the week).

Distance

  • From Delhi it is 1527 KM away.
  • From Mumbai it is 1944 KM away.
  • From Kolkata it is 88.7 KM away.
  • From Chennai it is 1605 KM away.

Location

Tamluk Srirampur Rd,
Tamluk,
West Bengal 721636.