|The temples of
Bankura district have recently been highlighted in a number of articles and books in the
The background of the temples in Bankura district is supplied by the demographical details
in Bankura district is supplied by the demographical details and the culture-complex. This
is a district where different religious creeds have quarreled with each other for some
time and then came to an adjustment followed in some cases by a complete re-orientation.
There are three district currents of religious waves that stand out
prominent in this district. The religious sentiments and institutions of the
non-Aryans like the Santals, Bagdis, Bauris, etc supply this current. In this group
we find the worship of deities like Marangburu, Singbonga, Gonsai-era, Barpahar,
2 Bankurar Mandir (Bengali), Amiya Kumar
Bandopadhyaya, Calcutta, 1965.