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Brief History Of This Temple

During medieval invasion, the temple was destroyed and in its place a Minar is built.There is also another temple dedicated to Hanseshwari Devi near Shrinkala temple.

 

Temple Legend

Temple Legend

Legents related to This Temple

Regarding the story of Rushya srunga it is said that he was grown up by his father from his child hood without exposure to the external world away from everyone except his father himself in the forest.This sage was pure at heart that he had a soul of an infant who does not get into the wordy joy. This made him a devotee of Shrinkhala devi.

There is also a contest in great epic of hindus ”The Ramayana” about this sage that he was the one who conducted the Putrakaameshti yaaga for king Dasaradha.

King Romapada a friend of Dasaradha adopted Santha devi who was the sister of Sri Rama. He requested this sage to conduct a yagna to get relief of very long famine which was relieved after the yagna.On the request of the king this sage married Santha devi and conducted the above metioned Yagna .

<p>After some time this great sage as was a great devotee of Shrinkhala devi brought her in the sense his mother to Sringeri and distributed the energy around the Srunga parvatha and there he constructed temples to the deity. These places are also regarded as Shakti peethas.

Sculpture

Sculpture

Sculpture in this Temple

The entry to the temple is barred for security reasons. The temple is maintained by the Archaeological survey of India .The door was locked and entry was banned into the temple (the so called minar) because of security reasons, but there were clear cut and significantly distinguishable features at the main door of the construction showing that it was once the main entrance of a Hindu temple probably of Shrinkhala Devi. There were ruins of temple infront of minar.

Temple Events

Temple Events

Events related to this Temple

Another supportive evidence about the temple , Every year during magha maasa (Around February) a festival by name Mela Taala of about 30 days duration is celebrated in the premises of the minar which is attended by local hindu and muslim communities in large numbers (More than 1 lakh). It is one of the important celebration of that place.

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Praddyumnam Shrinkala Devi Temple Pandua West Bengal

This temple belonging to the faith, Hinduism is in Hooghly
Temple Timings

Temple Timings

Timings Of this Temple

Darshan is restricted by Archaeological survey of India on security reasons

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The entry to the temple is barred for security reasons. The temple is maintained by the Archaeological survey of India .The door was locked and entry was banned into the temple because of security reasons, but there were clear cut and significantly distinguishable features at the main door of the construction showing that it was once the main entrance of a Hindu temple probably of Shrinkhala Devi. There were ruins of the temple in front of minar.

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