Also known as the Navakailasha temple, the complex was built in 1809. It is the second Shiv Temple complex in India, the first being located in Bardhaman. There are 108 number of Shiva lingas in the temple; the outer circle comprises of 75 temples, while the inner circle comprises of 35 temples.
Half of the total Shiva lingas are white and the rest are black in colour in the outer circle. Shiva lingas in the inner circle are white. The Shiv Lingas in the outer circle represent the world we live in, where white symbolizes good deeds and black symbolizes sins. It is only through prayers to Lord Shiva that one gets to see the world filled with pure thoughts and deeds. Such a world is symbolised by the inner circle of temples.
BEST TIME TO VISIT AMBIKA KALNA
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