- Shakti Peeth - Shakti temple “Kireet”
Place: This temple is formed in the district of Murshidabad in West Bengal, India.
Description:In order to make people of the Earth remember about the incident for life time, Vishnu severed the body of Sati into several pieces with sudarshan chakra. The body parts of sati which have fallen down in different parts of the earth have formed Shakti peethas. Sati had blessed by placing her crown at Kirit Shakti peeth. Later the idol placed in the particular temple has been named as Shakti Vimla.
The temple here is known as Maa Kiriteshwari’s temple. This temple is build by King Darpanarayan Roy. This temple is missing any deity or image of Maa Durga but only one red stone is present. This stone is prayed as Maa Kiriteshwari. This temple is one of the most holy places and old temples in Murshidabad district in West Bengal. There are several festivals here specially during every new Moon. Durga Puja and Kali Puja is also celebrated here by many devotees. There is noting special in this temple for the tourists except being a holy place for Hindues. Visitors to Khush Bagh, Roshni Bagh, Jagat Bahdhu dham can come here as this place is near by from those tourist spots.
The original temple here was destroyed during 15th century and later on the the current temple was build in 19th century.