Traditional temple

Dakneeshwar Temple at North 24 Parganas: From home and abroad, still today many devotees visit this temple in search of peace.News WAALI

A dargah was built on May 31, 1855, the bathing day of Jagannath Dev. Which is not only Bengali today. The whole of India has also become a place of pilgrimage for people from different parts of the world. Dakshineswar temple. Most religious people in India today know Ekada. Dakshineshwar is one of the main Kalisadhana pilgrimage centers on the banks of the Ganges.

Devi Bhutarini is the devotee of this 157-year-old shrine. Its founder is Rani Rasmani from Janbazar. And the famous 19th century yogi saint Ramakrishna erected a statue of Meran Mai as Chinmai. Legend has it that in 1847, Rani Rasmani dreamed of Goddess Kali a day before the Kashi Yatra. In this dream, Devi said she didn’t need to go to Kasyatra. By installing an idol in a temple on the banks of the Ganges, the goddess will accept worship.

At that time, the country of Sahib Baghecha was like the back of a turtle. Rani thought it was perfect for worshiping Shakti in Tantra. One part was a Muslim cemetery. And, the owner of this garden was an Englishman named John Hastie. Rani Ramani bought 20 acres of land from him.

After the construction of the temple, Pandit Ram Kumar Chattopadhyay, a resident of Kumarapukkar, Hooghly, was appointed priest of Jhampokar Chattopathi of Kolkata. Upon his death, his brother Gadadhar Chattopadhyay was made a temple priest. who later became Sri Ramakrishna of Yugavat. He was the chief priest of this temple until his death. From Girish Chandra Ghosh to Tabara Vidojana of Calcutta, they came to him again and again in search of peace.

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Built in the traditional Navaratna style, this temple is square and measures 14.2 meters on a side. The height is about 30.48 meters. The main shrine of this temple, the largest in Kolkata and the northern suburbs, consists of three floors. There are nine peaks in the top two floors. His sanctum spans 46 square feet and is 100 feet tall. Where Goddess Dakshinkali Bhutarini stands with her feet on Shiva who is seated on a thousand petalled silver lotus.

To the northeast of the temple is the Radhakrishna or Radhakta temple. On the south side is Natmandir. There is a twelfth Shiva temple on the banks of the Ganges, built in the Atchala style of architecture. All temples face east. There are 12 Shiva temples on both sides of Chandni Singhat.