Category: Hindu Shrine

Top10 Hindu Vaishnava Temples in Bangladesh

Vaishnavism in Bengal Vaishnavism is one of the major sect within the broader Vedic or Hindu spiritual culture. In Bengal, Vaishnavism is known as Gaudiya Vaishnavism or Chaitanya Vaishnavism which was a Hindu religious movement inspired by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in 16th century in Indian subcontinent.  ChaitanyaMahaprabhu rejuvenated the culture...

Mysterious Mount Kailash – The Sacred Abode of Lord Shiva

Mount Kailash, Lord Shiva’s sacred abode, is located in Tibet. In Hinduism and Buddhism, Kailash is believed to be the physical incarnation of Mount Meru. Mount Kailash is also known as the stairway to heaven. Almost 7000 people have abled to climb 8848 metre high Everest. But no one...

Shiva Shrine in Bangladesh

Shiva Temples in Bangladesh Shiva shrines are very important to the Shivites (Hindu devotees of Lord Shiva). Bangladesh is a small country but there are many famous Shiva shrines throughout the country. Most of these shrines or temples are very old and some of which are in a ruinous...

Our Temples and Tourism (Part-II)

In ‘Our temples and tourism (Part-I)’ I focused on the Shakti Peethas of Bangladesh. Here, I would like to uphold some famous Sanatan Hindu temples of Bangladesh. These temples can be divided into four categories – Shakta temples, Shaiva temples, Vaishnava temples and temples of other gods and goddesses....

Our Temples and Tourism (Part-I)

Ours is an ancient land of Sanatan Hindu religious tradition. For her geographical position Hinduism is always one of the ways of life here. So, hundreds of Sanatan holy places (Shakti peetha, temple, ashram or math, shmashan etc) concerned with this religion are seen throughout this country. Many of...

Raas Leela Festival at Two Bangladeshi Sites

Nature plays a vital role in Hinduism. Some gifts of nature like mountains, rivers, oceans, forests etc. are given more importance in Sanatan scriptures. From the Shreemadbhagavat Purana we can know that Lord Krishna performed His Raas (divine pleasure) Leela (play or sport) with Gopis (devotees of Lord Krishna)...

Two Shrines for Vaishnava Devotees

If a Vaishnava devotee utters the name of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the name of his birthplace (Navadwip) springs usually to his/her mind. But most of the devotees do not know the names of two important Vaishnava shrines related to the life and work of Mahaprabhu. One of these Bangladeshi holy...