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Attahas Fullara Devi Temple | West Bengal , Bardhaman

By the banks of River Ishani, in and interior village of Birbhum, West Bengal called Dakshindihi- there lies the beautiful shrine of Mata Adi Shakti or Fullora Devi. The Attahas Fullora Devi Temple is one of the Shakti Peethas; places where the body parts of Goddess Sati fell to Earth. The word 'Attahasa' means laughter and it is believed that it is here the Goddess's lower lips fell. The temple is a site of Hindu pilgrimage throughout the year. The exact date and the origin of the first temple is still unknown.

Legend

Being a Shakti Peeth, the history of Phullara temple is accociated with the Dakshya Yajna event and the self-immolation of Sati. After the corpse of the Goddess was mutilated by the sudarshan chakra od Lord Vishnu, the lower lip of the deity fell here to form the Attahasa Shakti Peeth. There was once a natural pond by the side of the idol which is not there anymore. Per legend, Prabhu Hanuman came to this pond to collect 108 blue lotuses when Ram...View more

Architecture

There is no proper idol of the Goddess is consecrated. A stone of around 15 feet symbolizes the lower lip of Shakti. Here, the deity is worshipped as Maa Phullora which means Blooming. Along with Her, Lord Bhairav, Her consort is worshipped as Lord Vishwesh. An idol of Mahadev sitting on a lotus is created adjacent to the temple complex. Though the temple doesn't resembles grandeur, but the marble made edifice is aesthetically designed which is v...View more

Darsan Info

Devotes are allowed to visit and offer Puja to the temple from 6.00 AM to 10.00 PM.

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Darsan Dresscode

Women have to wear clean saree while men are supposed to be in dhoti or payjama along with Kurta while entering the Attahas temple.

Culture

Known to be the 'mini-India' for its diverse geographical as well as cultural variations, West Bengal is also popular for housing over 14 shakti peeths. Coming back to the culture of this eastern state of India, since prior and the post-partition times, Bengal is famous for its enriched culture. From Darjeeling to the Sundarbans, and from Puruliya to the 'Rarh' area of Birbhum- each of the provinces has a unique cultural approach. Starting from the Bengali music, dance, theater, literature, art, and notwithstanding the mouthwatering cuisine - West Bengal has successfully created a mark for its exclusive aesthetics in the world panorama.

Language Spoken:Bengali, Hindi, English

Location and Contact

Attohas Tala Shaktipeeth, West Bengal 713140
West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. Hemanta Bhawan, 12 B.B.D. Bag (East), Kolkata-700 001 Phone: 033-4401 2086/4401 2082, Fax: 2231 4063

The temple of Attahas is located on the way to Labhpur - Ahmedpur Road; 5 Kms prior to Ahmedpur. Devotes have to reach the Labhpur station from Kolkata - Howrah. The nearest airport will be Barshaman that only receives national flights.

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Temple Rituals

The daily puja and aarti is offered to the Goddess and Her Bhairav Lord Vishwesh in the morning and in the evening along with rice or anna bhoga.

Regular Offerings

Flowers, oil lamps, incense and anna bhoga are offered to the deity by her devotees everyday.

famous Festivals

A 10-day fair called Phullora Mela is held here during the Magh Purima. This festial pulls many tourists at Labhpur during the end of winter.

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Narayan on Mar 11, 2017 12:01 PM
Good
Arpan Mukherjee on Sep 29, 2017 03:42 AM
How to contact in Fullara Temple?
কার্ত্তিক চন্দ্র দাশ on Mar 23, 2018 02:05 PM
অামি লাভপুরে থাকা কালিন( অাট এর দশক) যা দেখে ছিলাম তা থেকে অাজ অভুতপুর্ব উন্নতি দেখলাম । মন ভরে গেলো । পুজা দিএ প্রসাদ পেলাম । ফুল্লরা মাতার মন্দিরের অারও উন্নতি ওপ্রচার কামনা করি । কার্ত্তিক চন্দ্র দাশ - বরাহনগর - কোলকাতা । ২২শে মার্চ ২০১৮ .
JIBAN KRISHNA SEN on Apr 20, 2018 11:31 AM
How can I reach to ATTAHAS FULLARA DEVI TEMPLE from Sealdah station