Hangseshwari Temple of Devi / Shakti in the form of Kali Sri Hanseshwari Temple Road, Near State Highway No. 6, Garhbari, Banshberia-712502

The architecture of the temples is the representation of "Tantrik Satchakrabhed".

Temple Etiquette

  • Footwear not allowed inside

    Footwear not allowed inside
    Footwear to be left outside the temple. In summer be careful of the hot paving stones.

  • Prasad and donation

    Prasad and donation
    Use your right hand to accept prasad and give donations. The left hand is considered unclean in India.

  • Dress conservatively

    Dress conservatively
    Avoid shorts, skirts, tanktops and do not expose legs.

  • Restricted entry

    Restricted entry
    Entry is normally restricted to temple priests in the sanctum sanctorum. Some temples restrict the entry of non-Hindus

  • Avoid cellphones

    Avoid cellphones
    Use of cell phones is restricted normally. Photography is restricted in some temples.

  • Circumambulation or pradakshina

    Circumambulation or pradakshina
    Devotees are to walk around the sanctum sanctorum in a clockwise direction

About Hangseshwari Temple

Hanseswari temple is a famous Hindu Temple. It is situated in Banshberia town of Hoogly district, West Bengal. This temple is dedicated to goddess kali. In 1788, King Nrisinha Deb Mahasay was built a Swanbhaba Kali temple. This temple has a different architecture consists of minars and Ratnas. The inner structure of this building has human anatomy. Unfortunately, he went to heaven and latterly it was completed by his wife Queen Sankari.

This temple has two deities Lord Shiva and goddess Shakthi. The Sakthi is named as “Hansheswari”. . Image of white “Lord Shiva” is found to be lying on six triangular marbles. The idol of goddess Shakti is in blue colour. It eas made by using wood derived from “Neem tree”. The idol of lord Shiva was made by using white marbles. This temple has lush green lawns.



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