|About the Temples of
Bengal: Temple architecture
in Bengal is illustrative of the architecture of the region.
||The Kali Temple
at Kalighat in Calcutta is a well
visited one and is considered to be one of the Shakti Peetha shrines of India.
|The Ekteswar temple near Bankura is a unique
one enshrining Ekapaada Murthy - a manifestation of Shiva.
Temple near Calcutta is a site of great festivity during Shivratri and in the
month of Chaitra.
||The Syamaleshwar temple at Dantan, near
Bengal's border with Orissa, shows a marked influence of the temple culture of Orissa.
temple at Dakshineswar near
Calcutta is closely associated with Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Guru of the spiritual
leader Swami Vivekananda.
||The following is a pointer, to the several temples that line the
landscape of West Bengal.
- at the confluence of the Ganga with the ocean is an ancient
pilgrimage site associated with Kapilamuni.