Saturday, 8 October 2011

Ananta Basudeba temple, Bansberia

Ananta Basudeba temple is a temple of Lord Krishna in the Hangseshwari temple complex in Banshberia, in the Hooghly District in the Indian state of West Bengal. Built by Raja Rameswar Datta in 1679, this temple is noted for the exquisite terra cotta works on its walls.

It is built in the traditional eka-ratna style,with curved cornices.The tower on top of the temple is octagonal. The terracota works depict stories from the great Indian epics , Ramayana & Mahabharata, as well as from Krishnalila.

 Here also exist RASHA MANDALA, unlikely Shyam Rai Temple of Bishnupur. Small but beautiful Rasha Mandal in the wall of Ananta Vasudeva Temple of Bansberia.

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