Dakshineswar Kali Temple in Kolkata

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The beautiful Dakshineswar Kali Temple is the social spot for those who live in Bengal. India is known for its many beautiful spots with deep history. This temple offers just that for those who want to see the history of the people of India. The temple represents how the people were able to unify and show their different faiths. The city offers tours to visitors which helps you to not only enjoy the temple and what it is portraying but a bit of the country side.

Special Day of Worship

The people decided to place the different idols that represent their Gods and Goddess on the “snana-yatra” which is a special day of worship for everyone. The dedication was made to Sri Sri Jaqadiswari Kalimata Thakurani. To the people Rani Rashmoni was one of their most benevolent people who wanted people of all castes and religions to visit the temple for prayers. Unfortunately, this beautiful lady only lived for five years and nine months after the temple was dedicated for the people.


The Dakshineswar Kali Temple in Kolkata was constructed in 1847 with completion in 1861. Rani Rashmoni passed away February 18th 1861 leaving it to the care of those who followed her. The beautiful temple is on 25 acres of land which makes it one of the largest temples in Kolkata area. The temple of Dakshineswar was built in the Nava-ratna method which means it has nine spires style. This is the traditional architecture of Bengal.

Beauty of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple

The beauty of this temple is like no other ever seen and it is one that you will want to go and enjoy for the day. The start of this beautiful icon begins outside with the roof. The striking spires are grooved artistically to resemble the Pirhas. The temple has a huge elongated structure that rests on a platform of stairs. The Dakshineswar Kali Temple faces south and it is a beautiful three story with a narrow verandah so that guests can be entertained.


Part of the temple has an inner sanctum that houses the goddess Dakshina Kali. A beautiful dancing hall was constructed in front of the hall. The goddess Kali known as Bhavataraini has her statue on the chest of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is posed in a lying position on a thousand petal lotus, made of silver. The colossal Dakshineswar Kali temple is renowned as one of the rare temples of Indian origin.

Visitations

The best times to visit is usually on Tuesdays and Saturdays because these are the days that the worship of Kali take place. Many people who worship Dakshinewar Kali come on those days. There are still many devotees to the goddess and it is not uncommon to see some of those worshippers to be dressed in the clothing of that era. This is a rare opportunity to find out more about the other gods and goddess that are worshipped in India. While the country has become Christian and/or Catholic there are still those who worship their Gods. Visit to this temple is very enlightening.

Visitations Best Times

The best times to visit is usually on Tuesdays and Saturdays because these are the days that the worship of Kali take place. Many people who worship Dakshinewar Kali come on those days. There are still many devotees to the goddess and it is not uncommon to see some of those worshippers to be dressed in the clothing of that era. This is a rare opportunity to find out more about the other gods and goddess that are worshipped in India. While the country has become Christian and/or Catholic there are still those who worship their Gods. Visit to this temple is very enlightening.

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