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Pilgrimages of West Bengal - Birbhum district

Devi Phullara at Attahasa Shakti Peetha:

Devi Phullara, Attahasa, near Labhpur, Birbhum, West Bengal Devi Phullara temple, Attahasa, near Labhpur, Birbhum, West Bengal Puranic Event:
Devi's Ostha (Lips) fell at Attahasa where She is known as Phullara and the Bhairava is called Vishwesha.
(from Peetha Nirnaya texts)


Pilgrimage:
The Attahasa Shakti Peetha is identified with the Devi Phullara temple in Attahasa, near Labhpur, in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. Labhpur is on the Ahmedpur - Katwa railway route.

Devi Kalika at Nalahati Shakti Peetha:

Devi Nalateshwari, Nalahati, Birbhum, West Bengal Devi Nalateshwari temple, Nalahati, Birbhum, West Bengal Puranic Event:
Devi's Nalaa (Tubular Bone) fell at Nalahati where She is known as Kalika and the Bhairava is called Yogisha.
(from Peetha Nirnaya texts)


Pilgrimage:
The Nalahati Shakti Peetha is identified with the Devi Nalateshwari temple in Nalahati, in the Birbhum district of West Bengal.

Devi Nandini at Nandipura Shakti Peetha:

Devi Nandikeshwari temple, Sainthia, Birbhum, West Bengal Puranic Event:
Devi's Hara (Necklace) fell at Nandipura where She is known as Nandini and the Bhairava is called Nandikeshwara.
(from Peetha Nirnaya texts)


Pilgrimage:
The Nandipura Shakti Peetha is identified with the Devi Nandikeshwari temple in Sainthia, in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. The Sainthia town is located on the bank of river Mayurakshi.

Devi Mahishamardini at Vakreshwara Shakti Peetha:

Devi Mahishamardini temple, Bakreshwar, Birbhum, West Bengal Puranic Event:
Devi's Manas (Mind) fell at Vakreshwara where She is known as Mahishamardini and the Bhairava is called Vakranatha.
(from Peetha Nirnaya texts)


Pilgrimage:
The Vakreshwara Shakti Peetha is identified with the Bakreshwar Shiva and Shakti temple, in the Birbhum district of West Bengal.



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