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78. Hanseswari Devi Temple, Bansberia, Hooghly, West Bengal - India @ Humayunn Peerzaada

shot with a 10 feet boompole @ Nikon D3X @ Tokina fisheye

Hanseswari temple is a Hindu Temple of goddess kali in the town of Banshberia at Hooghly District, Indian state of West Bengal. Basberia presently an industrial town positioned in between Bandel and Tribeni.

The temple complex has another temple — Ananta Basudeba temple — besides the main temple. Also near is the Swanbhaba Kali temple built by Raja Nrisinha Deb Mahasay in 1788. The Hanseswari temple has a distinctive architecture different from the usual pattern present in this area, consisting 13 minars or Ratnas, each built as a blooming lotus bud.

The inner structure of the building resembles human anatomy.It was started by Raja Nrisingha Deb Mahasay and later completed by his widow wife Rani Sankari.

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


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Copyright: Humayunnn Niaz Ahmed Peerzaada
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 04/10/2007
Uploaded: 14/06/2013
Updated: 04/01/2014


Tags: hanseswari temple; hooghly; west bengal; india; hanseswari devi temple; bansberia; mandir
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