BARGABHIMA TEMPLE

Overview

Bargabhima Temple is a Hindu temple in Tamluk near Kolkata in Purab 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 one of the major historical spots in Purba Medinipur district. It is old Hindu Kali temple, 1150 years old and built by maharaja of Mayor dynasty.This place has been mentioned in Mahabharata as a place which Lord Bhima acquired. This temple is considered as 51 shakti peth of mother Durga where left ankle of sati fell. The temple has been declared as 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 Bengali. The local people makes huge festival on Durga Puja and Bengali new year in this temple.  

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Bargabhima Temple|Bargabhima Temple,Tamluk,West Bengal

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