The Pancharatna Temple is located in Puthia Town near Rajshahi City, Bangladesh. This temple was built during the 19th century by Rani Bhuvanmayi Devi of Puthia Dynasty. It is the largest Shiva Temple in Bangladesh.
This temple will be adorned with five jewels. It is an exceptional beauty for its architecture, surrounded by a beautiful lake. For this unique quality, tourists around the world visit this temple, which was built with brick masonry over a raised platform.
The Sanctum Sanctorum of this temple was built in the shape of a square, with four similar chambers in the corners and narrow passages with cusped arched openings on all four sides. The architecture of this temple was inspired by the Kanthanaga Temple which was built a century ago than this one. The sanctum also has a exquisite image of Lord Krishna along with the terracotta designs depicting the events from The Mahabharata and The Ramayana.
-Viswanath Venkat Dasari