Kali Puja

Kali Puja
Kali Puja is the grand festival dedicated to Goddess Kali. Celebrated on the new moon day or Amabashya in Bengal, On this day the entire Bengal lights up with pomp & show. Firecrackers are burst – devotees everywhere come together in celebration!

Dhanteras

Dhanteras marks the auspicious first day of the five-day Diwali Festival celebrated in India. Also known as, ‘Dhanatrayodashi’ or ‘Dhanvantari Trayodashi’, it is actually the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha, in the Hindu...

Bhoot Chaturdashi

Informally known as the Indian Halloween, Bhoot Chaturdashi is a scary ritual! The day is observed on the night prior to Kali Puja & Deepawali. The word ‘Bhoot’ means Ghost / Evil Spirit; while,...

Kali Puja Celebration

Bengalis adore the Goddess of Destruction – Maa Kali..! The devotion is evident from the bout of preparation that goes into making, in honor of Maa Kali’s annual visit. Characterized by the brimming excitement...

Bhai Phonta

Usually celebrated two days after Kali Puja, Bhai Phonta glorifies the bond that brothers share with their sisters. After a cracker of a Diwali & high voltage Kali Puja celebrations, Bengalis get ready for...

Bisarjan

The soiree is about to come to a close. Dashami plays a sad serenade to the devotee who makes his way to the puja mandap for the one last time. The curtain is about to...

Famous Kali Devotees from Bengal

Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa Sri Ramakrishna (Ramkṛiṣṇa Paramhangsa) was born as Gadadhar Chattopadhyay in 18th February 1836. He was a famous mystic of 19th century India. His religious philosophy led to the formation of the Ramakrishna...

Kalighat Temple

Address: Kali Temple Road, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal. Kalighat kali Temple is one of the famous places in Kolkata. It is dedicated to the Goddess Kali. It is situated in Kalighat on the bank of...

Dakshineswar Temple

Address: Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700076. Dakshinneswar Kali Temple, is a hindu temple located in Dakshineswar on the outskirts of Kolkata. It is situated on the eastern banks of the Hoogly river. The presiding deity...

Tarapeath Temple

Address: Rampurhat, Birbhum, West Bengal. Tarapeath is as small temple town near Rampurhat in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. It’s known for the Tantric temple and its adjoining samshana where the tantric rites are...

Aadya Peath Temple

Address: Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, Kolkata 700 076, West Bengal. Aadya Peath Temple is another famous Kali temple, was built by Shri Annada thakur, a spiritual man, had strange visions and dreams. Dreams of four girls carrying...