May 21, 2018


Among the five ShaktipiTha-s in the land of Birbhum in Bengal, the one considered most terrifying since early times was Kankalitala. It is believed the skeleton of Sati fell near a pond in this place. Close to the temple is a cremation ground and a north-flowing river named Kopai. All such areas which have a cremation ground and Northern rivers are considered extremely auspicious for Shakti sadhana. Particularly, this pitha was famous for the vikata Shakti of the Divine Mother, as mentioned in texts, only some rare and particularly dangerous sadhanas were performed here which could not be done in…
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