West Bengal Shaktipeethas - Devi Mandirs
Attahas meaning is Atta and Hasa (laughter) meaning extreme loud laughter. The temple of Attahas is considered as a Shakti Peetha. The Shakti of the Attahas shrine is addressed as Phullara and the Kalabhairava as Vishvesh.
The temple is located in the Nirol gram panchayat in the Katwa subdivision of the Bardhaman district of West Bengal. It is about 5 km from the Nirol bus stand.
Devi's left seat or her clothing fell here and idols are Devi as Aparna (the one who ate nothing, not even leaves) and Shiva as Bhairabha (Destroyer of fear). The King of Nator and his grandson the Maharajah Ramakrishna used to meditate here. The seat, the yognakunda and five skulls are still here. In the month of Baisakha according to the Bengali calendar, there is a large fete or Mela here to celebrate Ramanavami or Deepanbita.
3. Nalhati Shaktipeeth West Bengal
Devi's vocal pipe fell here and the idols are Devi as Kalika (Durga) and Shiva as Yogesh. It is located in Nalhati in West bengal,India.
4. Ratnavali Shaktipeeth - West bengal
Devi's right shoulder fell here and the idols are Devi as Kumari (Durga) and Shiva as Bhairabha (Remover of fear).It is situated at Khanakul-Krishnanagar (on the banks of Ratnakar River); district Hooghly, West Bengal, India.
5. Bahula Shaktipeeth West Bengal
Devi's left arm fell here and the idols are Devi as Bahula (Abundant) and Shiva as Bhiruk (who is also Sarvasiddhadayaka).It is situated at Bhardhaman district near Katwa in West Bengal, India.
6. Kalighat Shaktipeeth West Bengal
Devi's four small toes from her right foot fell here and the idols are Devi as Kali and Shiva as Nakulish or Nakuleswar. Famous pilgrimage located in Calcutta in the state of West Bengal. Kali is a dark complexioned form of Shakti who has taste for blood and death. She rules over the cremation sites and is worshipped by devotees on a dark and moon less night. She is a popular deity of Bengal. kali is the female version of Kala or end of time.
7. Vibasha Shaktipeeth West bengal
Devi's left ankle fell here and the idols are Devi as Bhimarupa and Shiva as Sarvananda.It is near to Roopnarayan River at Tamluk Village under district Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, India.
Devi's left leg fell here and the idols are Devi as Vramari (Bumblebee) and Shiva as Iswar (God). On the banks of Tista river in Shalbari village in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.
9. Bakrawar Shaktipeeth - West Bengal
Devi's mind or the centre of the brows fell here and the idols are Devi as Mahishamardini (the slayer of Mahishasur or Durga) and Shiva as Bakranath. Near Ahmedpur station. There are seven hot springs and also the Paphara (remover of sins) river. The Mahamuni Ashtabakra found enlightenment here. On Shivaratri (night) there is a grand Mela (fete) here. It is situated in Birbhum district, West Bengal, India.
10. Jessore Shaktipeeth
Devi's centre of the hands fell here and the idols are Jashoreswari and Shiva as Chanda (Moon or the one who holds the moon).
11. Nandipur Shaktipeeth- West Bengal
Devi's necklace fell here and the idols are Devi as Nandini and Shiva as Nandikishore.It is situated at Birbhum district (now a part of Sainthia), West Bengal, India.