Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple West Bengal Full Details

Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple West Bengal Full Details


ANANDAMAYEE SHAKTHI PEETHA, HOOGHLY

  • Locality/village :- Khanakul-Krishnanagar
  • State : -West Bengal
  • Country :- India
  • Nearest City/Town :- Hooghly district
  • Best Season To Visit :- All
  • Languages -: Bengali& Hindi& English
  • Temple Timings :- The temple is open from 6.00 am to 10.00pm
  • Photography : -Not Allowed.


Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple West Bengal Full Details


Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha, Hooghly

Anandamayee Shakti Peeth is situated on the banks of Ratnakar River at Khanakul-Krishnanagar, district Hooghly, West Bengal, India. Here the idol of Maa Sati is called as ‘Kumari’ and the lord Shiva is worshipped as ‘Bhairav’.It is locally known as Anandamayee Shakti Peetha.


Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple History


According to the Hindu legends, Anandamayee Shakti Peetha is among the 52 Shakti Peeth of Ma Sati. It is said that, dakshina skandha (right shoulder) of the Goddess fell here, when lord Vishnu in order to relieve Lord Shiva from grief of losing his wife Sati, used his ‘Sudarshan Chakra’ to incise maa Sati Body. Then, at the place of fall of Right Shoulder, this temple was constructed.


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Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple Daily  Pooja And Festivals


Festivals at Anandamayee Shakti Peetha

The most important religious festivals celebrated here with great enthusiasm are Durga puja, Navaratri and Shivaratri.


Navaratri is celebrated two times in a year -one in the month of March or April and other in the September or October month depending on the Hindu calendar. It lasts for over 9 days, with some people not eating any type of food that is derived from the soil for these nine days. Special ceremonies and rituals are carried during these days.


Daily Pooja Schedule at Anandamayee Shakti Peetha

The temple is open from 6.00 am to 10.00 pm daily.


Anandamayee Shakthi Peetha Temple How To Reach

Rail Road transportation is the most common means of coming to this part of the country. Although there is no direct train to this part, so pilgrims need to change the train to reach here. Howrah is a major railway station which is about 81 kms from Khanakul.

There are couple of buses that ply from major cities of India towards this sacred site.

Dedicated airport is there in Kolkata (Capital of West Bengal), and provision of both national and international flight is there in this airport.


 

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