Puthia Shiva Temple

Puthia Shiva Temple

beautiful temple with the largest Shiva Stone in Bangladesh

Location: 

Puthia Rajbari Complex, Puthia - Bagha Rd, Puthia, Bangladesh

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Puthia Shiva Temple: temple overlooking Shiv Sagar lake
  2. Puthia Temple Complex: series of temples near Rajshahi
  3. Shiva Linga Stone: pouring milk over a stone in honor of God Shiva
  4. Puthia: rural area with the same population as my home city Basel
  5. Hindu in Bangladesh: dropped from 30% in 1900 to less than 10%

Image sources

  1. Bangladesh's largest Shiva Stone
  2. A group of Bangladeshi visitors
  3. Puthia Shiva Temple in the green
  4. Me sitting at the front entrance
  5. Amazing architecture

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