Saturday, December 19, 2015

Kiriteswari temple, Bangladesh

Kiriteswari temple

Ruins of original Kiriteswari Temple. It is one of the 52 Piths, as one part of “Kirit” (means Fore head) of Sati was dropped here. Beside the new temple is this the old Kiriteswari temple named as adi mandir. Kiriteswari Temple was rebuilt by Rani Bhabani of Natore ( now in Bangladesh). Kiriteswari Temple situated in kiritkona village. Devi/deities's name is Devi Vimala & Bhairav is Samvarta. The construction of the the temple is more than 1000 years old and this place was considered to be the sleeping place of Mahamaya. Local people call this temple as "Mahish Mardini" and this is the oldest mark of Architecture.

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