Bhramari Devi Temple is located by the banks of the Tista River, this is one of the reasons why it is also known as Tristrota Shakti Peeth. Here the Devi is accompanied by Her Bhairava known as Lord Ishwara.Devi Bhramri is also one of the manifestations of Devi Adi Shakti- the Goddess of Power and Strength.The exact date of the temple's creation is still unknown as this is a Shakti Peeth that had been formed centuries back. It is believed that the Vama Pada or the left leg of Sati or Shakti fell at this place to form the Mata Bhramri Devi Temple.
According the Purana, once Arun Asura conquered the Heavens (swarglok) and evacuated all Gods from their lavish abode. The repulsive Asura tried to conquer on the wives of the Gods too. Then the Goddess prayed to Goddess Parmeshwari who then transformed Herself into a large bee and along with a swarm of bees attacked the demon. The bees torn up the chest of the Asura and killed him. From then onwards the divine mother is also known as 'Bhramari D...View more
vi or Bumblebee'- as a savior and protector of mankind.This temple is part of the famous Shaktipeetha Darshan Yatra of West Bengal.
The temple is a one storied, red colored structure enshrining the idol of Devi Bhramri and Lord Ishwara.
Pilgrims will have to reach New Jalpaiguri via train or by air. From there they can get buses or taxis to reach the shrine of Mata Bhramari Devi situated at Bodaganj area of the Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.
Pilgrims should be in modest clothing as a mark of respect to the Goddess. But no dresscode is officialy maintained.
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.
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This shrine is considered to be central heart chakra of Devi Bhramri, possessing in 12 petals. This works as the guard or antibodies to the humans to heal from any kind of disease. The chakra is the reason for the Kundalini Sadhana observed here. As per the ancient scriptures, Bhramari Devi- the manifestation fo Devi Durga exists in the Chaakra to protect the people from any kind of external attack by the viruses or bacteria.
Snana, Paridhana (the Goddess is adorned with new clothes everyday), Nitya Puja per Tantric rituals, aarti and prasada.