Baneswar Siva Temple, Cooch Behar

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The Baneswar Siva temple is situated 10 kilometers away from Cooch Behar. It is famous for two rather peculiar things. Located 10 feet below the temple is a Shiv Ling that people come to worship from all over the country. The temple also features a pond nearby with a huge number of turtles which are also worshipped as part of the rituals. The campus comprises of 2 separate shrines and the  idols within the temples are carried back and forth depending on the time of the year. Hence, the name, movable Baneswar.

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