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The idol in Kankalitala temple

Kankalitala is a temple-town in Birbhum-Murshidabad of West Bengal.

It is one of the fifty-one Shakti Peethas on the banks of Kopai River.

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Kankalitala is about 10 km from Santiniketan. Buses ply on the Bolpur-Labhpur route. Bolpur is the nearest railway station. One can hire a taxi or take a rickshaw from Bolpur. According to mythology, when the dead boby of maa Parvati was cut by Lord Vishnu's Sudarshan chakra, the waist fell at kankalitala.

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Stay at Santiniketan.

  • Smt Dipa Banerjee, 8017202499. Tourist used to stay at Shantiniketan as there is hardly any proper accommodation here. However , pioneer of Mandermani/Biharinath/Baranti/ Sabuj Dweep likely to construct her new venture(Kankalitala Tourist Point) shortly and it is expected that tourist can enjoy Kankalitala, staying here.  edit


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