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Shakti Pith #19: Kalighat Kali Mandir

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 | 31 comments

  Early medieval accounts of the shakti piths (centers of power) cite Kalighat as the dwelling place of a particularly fierce...

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Shakti Pith #47: The Mahishamardini Mandir of Bakreshwar

Posted by on Aug 19, 2012 | 4 comments

  Bakreshwar: A Conflux of Shaiva and Shakta Tradition   Although Bakreshwar, West Bengal is primarily renowned for its Shiva...

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Tarapith: Fire, Blood, Magic, and Sati’s Third Eye

Posted by on Dec 8, 2011 | 58 comments

  Is Tarapith a Shakti Pith?   While Tarapith is often not considered a “true” shakti pith due to its rather curious...

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Shakti Pith #28: Kankalitala

Posted by on Dec 1, 2011 | 11 comments

  Kankalitala: Mandir and Sacred Kund   While at first glance appearing to be no more than a modest rural temple, a closer...

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Shakti Pith #23: Varanasi’s Vishalakshi Mandir and Manikarnika Kund

Posted by on Aug 27, 2011 | 7 comments

  In a narrow lane near Varanasi‚Äôs Meer Ghat is a small, curiously South Indian-styled temple dedicated to the goddess known as...

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