A place of religious interest, this temple is dedicated to Puran Devi Maa. This temple is situated about 5 kilometers from Purnea city. Puran Devi is a form of fierce Kali Goddess. She takes the form of nine different Goddesses. The idol is adorned with beautiful jewelry and traditional Indian saris. The Shiv Ling present here is also worshiped by devotees.Maa Puran Devi Temple, Purnea
This 600 years old temple is the oldest one of the city. She is considered as the deity of the city, because of her name. The inner chambers of the temple hold elephant tasks, linked to the story of the formation of the temple.
Some historians believes that a Nawab named Shaukat Ali gave 4 -5 acre of land in donation which shows Hindu Muslim brotherhood among each other.
The history of the establishment of Puran Devi temple is associated with the old yogi and tantrik Baba Hathinath and his stories. It is said that Baba Hath…