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Encyclopedia > Dakshineshwar

Dakshineswar, a small place situated alongside the Vivekananda Setu, in the Hooghly district, north of Calcutta, on the East bank of Hoogli River, is famous for its temples. In 1847, Rani Rashmoni of Bengal began the construction of the famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Vivekananda Setu (also known as Bally Bridge) is a bridge over the Hoogli River in West Bengal, India. ... The Hoogli River (alternatively spelled Hooghly) is a distributary of the Ganges River in India. ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... The Hoogli River (alternatively spelled Hooghly) is a distributary of the Ganges River in India. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in the Bengali language, is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River in India, the Dakshineswar Kali Temple was constructed by Rani Rasmani, a wealthy widow, between 1847 and 1855. ...


There is also another famous temple in Dakshineswar - the Adyapeeth [1].


On the West bank of Hoogli River (almost across Dakshineswar), is Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission, an association founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1897. A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... The Hoogli River (alternatively spelled Hooghly) is a distributary of the Ganges River in India. ... Belur Math is a religious abbey located in the neighbourhood of Belur in the city of Howrah, West Bengal, India. ... The Ramakrishna Mission Emblem The Ramakrishna Mission is an association founded by Sri Ramakrishnas chief disciple and religious leader, Swami Vivekananda on May 1, 1897. ... Swami Vivekananda (Bengali: স্বামী বিবেকানন্দ Shami Bibekanondo), whose pre-monastic name was Narendranath Dutta (নরেন্দ্রনাথ দত্ত Nôrendronath Dotto) (January 12, 1863 - July 4, 1902) was one of the most famous and influential spiritual leaders of the Vedanta philosophy. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


 
 

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