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Hanseswari Temple is situated at Bansberia, which is 47 km north of Kolkata in West Bengal. The main deity is the blue neem-wood idol of the four-armed goddess Hanseswari, a manifestation of Goddess Kali.


This temple of goddess Hanseswari (an incarnation of Goddess Kali) at Banshberia (setup back in 1801) has a very unique architecture ... thirteen minars, each shaped like a lotus bud.

This is one of the very important temple among all the temples in Hooghly District . The structure of the temples is the representation of 'Tantrik Satchakrabhed'. This 5 storied 'thirteen ratna' temple is situated near the Bansberia and Tribeni railway station,West Bengal,India.

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  • Copyright: Prasun Biswas (prasun984) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 663 W: 0 N: 547] (5590)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-11-20
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-02-25 2:30
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