West Bengal Kali Puja 2021: Today Kali Puja-Diwali is celebrated in Bengal, special worship is done in these temples, know what is their importance.

In West Bengal, along with Diwali, the festival of Kali Puja is being celebrated with great pomp. Kali Puja is performed on this day in Bengal. Special poojas have been organized at the temple of Maa Kali at Kalighat, the temple of Maa Kali at Dakshineswar and the temple of Maa Tara at Tarapith.

West Bengal Kali Puja 2021:

West Bengal Diwali ( West Bengal Diwali as well) today Kali Puja ( West Bengal Kali Puja ) is being followed by the fanfare. In Bengal, there is a tradition of worshiping Maa Kali on the occasion of Kali Puja. Like Durga Puja, the idol of Maa Kali is worshiped in the street. Simultaneously WB Kalighat mooring position Ma Kali Temple ( Kalighat Ma Kali Temple ), located in Dakshineswar Ma Kali Temple ( Dakshinewshar Kali Temple ) and mother in Tarapith star ( Tarapeeth Ma Tara Mandir ) in the temple worship special worship .

Devotees are thronging these temples since morning on Thursday, although due to the corona epidemic, corona protocol is being followed and special precautions are being taken. Please tell that the temple of Maa Kali at Kalighat and the temple of Maa Tara at Tarapith are one of the 51 Shaktipeeths and worship in these temples has special significance on the day of Kali Puja. Special worship is arranged on this day.

The temple of Maa Kali located in Kalighat is included in the 51 Shaktipeeths.

Kalighat temple holds great importance among the Bengali people. Every year a large number of devotees of the Goddess keep influx in this temple. It is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths found across the country. There is a huge idol of Maa Kali carved in black stone with three eyes, multiple arms and protruding gold tongue. Many pilgrims visit this holy place to seek the blessings of Goddess Kali and special prayers are offered on the day of Kali Puja.

Mother’s Bhavatarini form is in Dakshineswar Kali temple

The Dakshineswar Kali Temple on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River is dedicated to Bhavatarini, another form of Kali. Rani Rasmani, who was a devotee of Kali, built this temple in 1855. Built on 20 acres of land, the interior of the temple is another attraction for the devotees, consisting of nine pinnacles of Bengal architecture in a three-storey structure. The story behind the origin of this temple is quite interesting. It is said that Goddess Kali appeared in the dream of a devotee and ordered the construction of this temple.

Maa Tara located in Tarapith is one of the Shaktipeeths

Out of 51 Shaktipeeths, 5 Shaktipeeths are located in Birbhum district of West Bengal. It is known as Bakureeshwar, Nalhati, Bandikeshwari, Phulora Devi and Tarapith. Among them, Tarapith is considered to be the most prominent religious place and Siddhapeeth. The famous Siddhpeeth of Maa Tara is situated on the banks of Dwarka river at a distance of 8 km from Rampurhat in Birbhum district of West Bengal. According to mythological beliefs, the star of the iris of the right eye of Mother Sati fell in this Mahatirth. That is why this religious place is also called Nayan Tara and due to this the temple got its name as Tarapith. Due to this name this place came to be called Tarapith.

West Bengal Kali Puja 2021: Today Kali Puja-Diwali is celebrated in Bengal, special worship is done in these temples, know what is their importance.
West Bengal Kali Puja 2021: Today Kali Puja-Diwali is celebrated in Bengal, special worship is done in these temples, know what is their importance.

Tarapith is also considered to be a big center of Tantra Sadhana. The crematorium of Tarapith Dham is considered to be quite awakened. Which is situated at a short distance from the temple on the banks of Brahmaakshi river. In the Maha crematorium, there is the sadhanabhoomi of Vamakhepa and his disciple Tarakheppa. Due to being the spiritual land of both of them, Tarapith is considered as Siddhapeeth. Tantra Sadhana is also done here on the day of Kali Puja.

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