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Maa Kapalini Shakthi Peetha



Maa Kapalini Shakthi Peetha is located at Vibhash in  Purba Medinipur ,West Bengal . This Temple is dedicated to Maa Durga and is one among 51 Shakthi Peethas.

When Sati, the wife of Shiva, sacrificed herself at the Yajna performed by her father Daksha, a very distraught Shiva started dancing with her body. He was dancing the dance of destruction. And the gods said, "Oh, we are doomed! Shiva is dancing the dance of destruction

Vishnu took his bow and cut the body of Sati into fifty-one pieces with his arrows. And wherever a piece of the Divine Mothers body fell on earth, that place became a Shakti Peetha.

Sati's left anklet fell here. Sati is known as Kapalini and Lord Shiva is called Sarvanand. A temple named as Bheemakali is situated at Tamlok in West Bengal.

This temple is very old and large. This place is called as Maa Kapalini Shaktipeeth. Those who visit this place accomplish everything and attain purity.



Bargabhima Temple is a Hindu temple in Tamluk near Kolkata in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal.Bargabhima Temple is dedicated to Maa Bargabhima .

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 one of the popular revered shrines, which is dedicated to Hindu goddess ?Tara?. The temple was built by Kings of Mayur dynasty in the Orissan style of architecture.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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