Navratri 2018:These temples of Kolkata get to see during Durga Puja

Suraj Anand Oct 11, 2018

The specialty of the Kalighat Kali Temple

It is believed that four fingers of the right foot of Mother Sati had fallen in Kalighat. In the Puranas, Kali is considered to be the radar of power and in the statue or pictures, the goddess in a dark black form, wearing a mundala in her neck and wearing a swaddling cloth in her waist, holding blood with a blood in her hand and holding a pole in another, lying god Shankar is depicted standing on the ground. But, in the statue of Goddess Kalighat, Mother Kali's head and four hands are seen in the statue of Goddess.

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The unique tradition of the Kalighat Kali temple

On the day of Kali Puja in Bengal where the Goddess Kali is worshiped in the houses and pavilions, there is a special pooja of Lakshmirupa Devi in ​​this Shaktipeeth. During the Durga puja, the crowd of devotees rises in the temple from Senthri to Dashami. In the Durgotsav, Dasmi has played the vermillion for only the women entering this Kalimandir from 2 pm to 5 pm. During this time men's entry is barred. Here, 56 guests are invited for the daily Kali.

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Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a grand temple of Kali Maa on the eastern coast of Ganga. To see this temple you have to go through the whole of Calcutta. If you have the time, do this journey like you do with Calcutta. Go to some distance by bus, then proceed with the big steamer running on the Hooghly river and finally distance from the tram. In this journey you will enjoy walking around in Kolkata. There is also a Ghat adjacent to the temple, where devotees come to bath.

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