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Temples of Bengal

About the Temples of Bengal: Temple architecture in Bengal is illustrative of the architecture of the region.

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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. The Tarakeshwar 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.
The Kaali 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. Ganga Sagar - at the confluence of the Ganga with the ocean is an ancient pilgrimage site associated with Kapilamuni.