Memory of Sadhak Bamakhyapa
1 Worship 2 Popular culture 3 Notes 4 References 5 External links
Worship Bamakhepa, goddess Tara's ardent devotee lived near the temple and meditated in the cremation grounds. He was a contemporary of another famous Bengali saint Ramakrishna. At a young age, he left his house and came under the tutelage of a saint named Kailsahpati Baba, who lived in Tarapith. Afterward went to maluti, an old temple village in the bank of Dwarka River. He stayed in Mouliksha temple for continuing the holy worship.
He perfected yoga and Tantric sadhana (worship), which resulted in his
becoming the spiritual head of Tarapith. People came to him seeking
blessings or cures for their illness, in distress or just to meet him.
He did not follow the set rules of the temple and as result was even
once roughed up by the temple priests for taking food meant as
offering for the deity. It is said: Tara appeared in the dream of
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