–          Dr A Pranesh

Kankalitala temple entrance

Kankalitala temple is situated about 9 kms. from Bolpur. It is located on Bolpur-  Labhpur road, on the banks of river Kopai, in Birbhum district of west Bengal.

            Maa Kankaleshwari temple

Sati devi’s waist is believed to have fallen in a pond adjacent to the temple. Hence the  main temple has no idol but has a photograph of Maa Kankaleshwari. Hence all the  devotees worship the pond

PondKankaleshwari photo.

The temple is amidst agricultural fields and has a serene atmosphere.

 

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