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It is the temple of Baneswar Shiva. The deity found here is below the ground level. The most attractive thing to visit here is the pond full of Mohans (Tortoises). No one catch them. The pond is a tortoise breeding centre. Children as well as...More
A beutiful temple devoted for Lord Shiva stands in Baneshwar,which is on the outskirts of Cooch Behar town.The deity can be found below floor level and one has to climb down a flight ot stairs in order to see the Shiv Ling !!
Went for Holy Darshan on 23/12/17
Time was 11.15am and there were few devotees, no rush as such.
One can buy prasad (sweets) from either of the 2 sweet shop right opposite the main temple gate. Flowers and puja thali can be brought from vendors...More
Baneswar Shiva Temple is located at Baneswar, a bit outskirt (about 8 km to the north of Coochbehar) of the town Coochbehar. The “Shivalinga” of this temple is 10 feet below the plinth level. This temple is famous for its tortoises (locally known as "Mohan")...More