Kali Temple Dakshineswar


The mythological texts recognize four major Shakti Peethas: Tara Tarini (Stana Khanda), near Berhampur; Bimala (Pada Khanda) inside the Jagannath Temple (Puri); Kamakhya (Yoni khanda), near Guwahati; and Dakshina Kalika (Mukha khanda) in Kolkata.

Why is Dakshineswar Kali Temple famous?

The temple is known for its association with Ramakrishna and Ma Sarada Devi, mystics of 19th century Bengal. The Temple complex on the bank of river Hooghly, West Bengal. The main temple was inspired by Navaratna style Radhakanta temple, built by Babu Ramnath Mondal of Tollygunge.

When to visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple?

Timing: -From am to 1 (midday),and , -From pm to pm, every day. Best Time to Visit: AM to PM.

Is Dakshineswar Kali a Shakti Peeth?

2nd most revered shakti peeth – Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

What is the timing of Dakshineswar?

the total area of the temple complex measures about 54.4bighas and cost Rani Rashmoni around Rs 42, 500. the idols were installed on the auspicious ‘snana-yatra’ day, 31st May 1855. Visiting hours: October to March- 0am to 1pm and 0pm to 0pm.

Which body part of Sati fell in dakshineswar?

The idol of the goddess is believed to made by Lord Indra and was worshipped by both Lord Rama and King Ravan. The anklet of Maa Sati is said to have fallen here.

Is there animal sacrifice in Dakshineswar temple?

Dakshineswar, Kolkata: At Sri Ramakrishna’s Dakshineswar temple, the Goddess is offered fish every day in the form of bhog. However, no animals are sacrificed here.

Which day is good for Kali Puja?

Although the widely popular annual Kali Puja celebration, also known as the Dipanwita Kali Puja, is celebrated on the new moon day of the month of Kartika, Kali is also worshipped in other new moon days too.

Which day of the week is for Kali Maa?

Tuesday is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, Durga, Goddess Kali and Lord Hanuman.

Is Mobile allowed in Dakshineswar?

The Barrackpore police have decided not to allow the visitors inside the temple premises with their cell phones, wallets and other belongings for security reasons.


Among these, the Shakti Peethas at Kamakhya, Gaya and Ujjain are regarded as the most sacred as they symbolize the three most important aspects of the Mother Goddess viz. Creation (Kamarupa Devi), Nourishment (Sarvamangala Devi/Mangalagauri), and Annihilation (Mahakali Devi).


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