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On 2/2A, Balaram Ghosh Street is a Navratna Temple in front of Saraswati Balika Vidyalaya near Shyampukur Police Station. The Balaram Ghosh Street Kalibari is located. The Courtyard of Bhavatarini is very deserted and serene; the shade of a tree is spread throughout the courtyard. Goddess Bhavatharini resides in the sanctum-sanctorum of the temple under the cover of the trees. On the right side near the gate is Natya Mandir. At the time of worship the Naat Hallan is filled with devotees. Above the Bhavatarini Mandir on the left is the White Colour Navratna Chura is raised towards the sky. There are also two Shiva temples on the other side of the temple. The statue of Kali Bhavatarini made of wood stone is installed on the idol of God Shiva made of White stone. Bhavatarini Devi's face is red due to which her tongue has come out of the mouth. There is a veil on the head of the Goddess so some devotees also call Ghunghat Kali. The terms are also worship. Where Shiva is lying at Trident is buried on the right side. Radha Krishna, Nanda Dulal and Shri Sridhar Shaligram Shila also inside the temple. This temple was inaugurated on 5th Baisakh 1295. The idol of the Goddess was established on the occasion of Bengali New Year. Tulsiram saw a dream of an idol of goddess Bhavatarini. He made a picture of the same form according to which the idol of the Goddess was prepared. Balram Ghosh is the younger uncle of Tulsiram Ghosh after whom the road has been named. Tulsiram had two sons Shiva Prasad and Bhawani Prasad. Hari Prasad son of Bhawani Prasad was ordered in a dream to set up the Bhavatarini Mandir. HariPrasad started the work of building the temple but could not complete it. The construction of the Shiva Temple along with Bhavatarini was completed by Hareshwar and Hari Prasanna in 1294 Bengali year. The railing of the temple has also been folded neatly. Such artwork is also amazing. On Amavasya, Saturdays and Tuesdays there are more devotees. Shiva temple has celebrations on Shivratri, Chaitra Sankranti and Shiv Bhajans chanting. The Bhavatarini Mandir is open from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
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There are many Kali temples in Cossipore -Baranagar area of which the Kali temple in Baranagar Bazaar is more than two hundred years old. Founded in 1781, this temple is located at the crossing of Gopal Lal Thakur Road and Kashinath Datta Road. The presiding deity is Maa Siddheswari. It is said that Nanu Thakur, who happened to be one of the forefathers of the present sevayats of the temple, used to worship the goddess from a very tender age. He used to worship the goddess religiously after having his bath at the Ganges on a daily basis. The present sevayats of this temple are the Chakraborty family. It has been heard that the great great grandfather of the present sevayats, Sanayasi Charan Chakraborty was a priest of this temple and, that too, two centuries back. The principal festival is Kali puja. The temple is crowded with many devotees, some of whom come from far off places. When I visited this temple in this year’s Kali puja, I found a lot of people both inside and outside the temple. Many have come to offer puja to the goddess. It is during this time that the temple is decorated. Maa Siddheswari, about six feet in height, made of clay of the Ganges (Ganga mati) is there inside the temple along with other gods and goddesses. The puja is performed according to tantric rituals. Previously this temple was inside a hut, the roof of which is made of hogla leaves. It was heard that Totapuri,Ramkrishna Paramahansa, Rani Rashmoni, Balananda Brahmachari, Swami Vivekananda and Swami Abhedananda visited this temple. Daily worship is performed and on each Amavasya (new moon) special puja is held. Both veg and non veg bhog is offered to Maa Siddheswari. There is a food shop selling kachuris (one type of snacks) situated at the north of this kalibari known as Fagu’s Dokan (Fagu’s Shop).Ramkrishnadev was fond of eating kachuris from this shop. The shop is still there but in a different name. Apart from singhara and kachuri, alur chop (chop made of potato) is sold here.
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Dakat Kali Bari (Dacoits’ Kali Temple) of Purna Das Road, Kolkata had a very old history. The present temple that we see was formally built in 1891. But the deity of Goddess Kali made of kasti pathar (touch stone) was much older than the temple. It was said that this Kali was worshipped by Manohar Bagdi or as he was popularly known as Manohar Dakat (dacoit). The present temple was built by Kamakha Charan Mukhopadhyay, a sadhu, in the last decade of the nineteenth century. According to Sri Kallol Bhattacharjee, the present sevayat of the temple, Kamakha Charan had a dream in which Goddess Kali told him that she is not getting worship and, accordingly Kamakha Charan built the temple. There was a Shiva Lingam. The area where the temple stands today is a posh area of South Kolkata; but the picture was completely different during the days of Manohar Bagdi. It was the middle of the eighteenth century just after the battle of Plassey when one side there was lawlessness and fear of dacoits and on the other there was fear from the wild animals and snake. During that time this area was a dense forest and not only that there were swamps, narrow canals. This area was basically a forest of hogla trees. No one as such lived here. But there lived a dacoit named Manohar. During those days people and pilgrims used to come to Kalighat to offer puja to Goddess Kali and mostly they prefer Adi Ganga, because the available routes were mostly through the forests and there may be chance they may fall prey to the dacoits. Manohar used to live in a small mud hut with thatched roof along with his old aunty. He was unmarried. There was a very old Kali Temple close to his hut. Sacrifice was performed. Manohar was a follower of Goddess Kali and before undertaking a burglary plan Manohar along with his team worshipped the goddess; probably they had a notion that they would attain power after performing the worship. Human sacrifice was performed; though later there was animal sacrifice; but now it is completely stopped. There was a well, though now in a disused condition, was once used by the dacoits for bathing. Worship is performed here on a daily basis but special puja is held every month on the day of Amavasya. After the death of Manohar, his adopted son Haradhan worshipped the goddess and later Kali was worshipped by Kamakha Charan Mukhopadhyay. This Kali Bari was Dakat Kali Bari and the dakat is none other than Manohar.
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a Hindu navaratna temple located at Dakshineswar. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the presiding deity of the temple is Bhavatarini, an aspect of Kali, who is form of Adi Shakti Mahalakshmi. The temple was built in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali. The temple is famous for its association with Ramakrishna, a mystic of 19th Century Bengal. The temple compound, apart from the nine-spired main temple, contains a large courtyard surrounding the temple, with rooms along the boundary walls. There are twelve shrines dedicated to Shiva Kali's companion—along the riverfront, a temple to Radha-Krishna, a bathing ghat on the river, a shrine dedicated to Rani Rashmoni. 'Nahabat', the chamber in the north western corner just beyond the last of the Shiva temples, is where Ramakrishna and Maa Sarada spent a considerable part of their lives. According to traditional accounts in the year 1847, Rashmoni prepared to go upon a long pilgrimage to the sacred Hindu city of Kashi to express her devotions to the Divine Mother. The night before the pilgrimage began, Rashmoni had a vision of the Divine Mother in the form of the goddess Kali in a dream. Profounded by the dream, Rani purchased a land near Ganges from an Englishman and started the construction of the temple. On 31 May, 1855, the idol of Goddess Kali was installed on Snana Yatra day, with Ramkumar Chhattopadhyay as the head priest. After the death of Ramkumar, Gadadhar was replaced by him, who came to be known as Ramkrishna Paramhansa who lived with his wife Sarada Devi in south of temple premise. Ramakrishna was responsible for bringing much in the way of both fame and pilgrims to the temple. Built in the navaratna or nine spires style of Bengal architecture, the three- storeyed south-facing temple has nine spires distributed in upper two storeys, and stands on a high platform with a flight of stairs. The garbha griha (sanctum sanctorum) houses an idol of goddess Kali, known as Bhavatarini, standing on the chest of a supine Shiva, and the two idols are placed on a thousand-petaled lotus throne made of silver. Close to the main temple is the row of twelve identical Shiva temples built facing the east in the typical aat-chala Bengal architecture, they are built on either side of the ghat on the Hooghly River. To the North east of the Temple Complex is the Vishnu Temple or the Radha Kanta.
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Lake Kalibari – One of the most famous religious seats of Bengal, where the remembrance of God was kindled by Sree Sree Haripada Chakroborty, a revered Gurudev, was established more than 60 years ago. For his spiritual sadhana and ardent love for the almighty mother – ‘Maa Kali’, suddenly the divine mother became an effulgence and a Light of Divinity, luminous like a thousand suns, and appeared in his thatched hut where mother Sree Sree 108 Karunamoyee Kalimata has been consecrated. The mind of Gurudev blossomed and bathed in such hued light of Divinity and, at the directive of the divine mother, Gurudev constructed a seat of five skulls (Panchamundi’s Ashan) for the performance of ‘Tantra Kriya’ to ensure the proper solace of mankind and, thus, dedicated his life to a vast Karmayagya. Lake Kalibari was established by Sree Sree Haripada Chakroborty on 13th April, 1949 and during his lifetime he maintained the same temple and performed the Tantra Kriya for the solace of hundreds of thousands of people who approached him during their hour of need. In 1987, out of his innumerable disciples, Gurudev ultimately picked Sri Nitai Chandra Basu as his competent torchbearer and trained him for the advancement of his Karmayagya. Thus yesterday’s Karmayagya has been transformed into a present day Dharmayagya: A vast project for the construction of a ‘Temple Complex’. The temple is very serene and divine for the followers of Maa Kali. The solace they find here is inexpressible they describe when they visit. The temple is a must visit to Kolkata. They are planning a beautiful renovation of the temple with best architects of India in accordance to KMC compliance.
Address - 1, Southern Avenue, Kolkata – 700029. अधिक जानकारी के लिए संपर्क करें – 9231845289 या 8296808103 पर |


Sarvmangala Temple is a Shakti Peeth in Cossipore Area of Kolkata. The temple is just opposite the Cossipore Post Office and before the Gun and Shell Factory. Goddess Sarvmangala is considered to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga, and is the presiding deity of the temple. It is believed that body part of Devi Sati also fell in this region that’s the reason it is regarded as a Shaktipeeth. The temple compound has two idols of main forms of Maa – Joychandi Durga Devi and Sarvmangala Kali. According to a folklore, after receiving the dream order of mother Durga, the robber chief made the idol of mother Chandi from the neem wood floating in the water of Ganges. Then Calcutta was not in today's Calcutta! In Kashipur, on the deserted bank of the Ganges. Chitteshwari temple was established in 1810. Even though it has been held since then, this puja is actual before the establishment of the city of Calcutta. The face of the goddess is not like rudramurti, though the green demon is trampled at the feet. According to historians, his wooden statue is one of the most significant antiquities in Bengal. Today's temple of Chitteshwari was built by zamindar Manohar Ghosh. Presumably, before the temple was built, the goddess resided in a tree or leaf hut. The white lion is the vehicle of Sarvmangala Devi made of neem wood. The color of the goddess is stained with blood. Not exactly red. Like a red-brown mixture. Sword in one hand on the left, Kamandal in the other hand, Abhay Dan in the right hand. Rudrani form in the two eyes of the goddess. The third eye is on the forehead. Mahisasur's head is under the feet of a lion. Goddess Sarvmangala cannot be photographed. There are prohibitions. To the left after the entrance are the temples of Rama, Lakshmana, Sita, Hanumanji. To the right of Goddess Sarvmangala, to the left of the devotee are three consecutive Shiva temples. There are Shivlings in two temples. Lord Ganesh in another. Devotional songs are being performed in the theatre. There are many devotees who are sitting here and chanting the name of their mother in devotion. The face of Goddess Chitteshwari Durga can be seen in the south but the direction of Sarvmangala is towards the Ganges in the west. There is still the practice of animal sacrifice. The temple is quite divine, clean and colorful. There is not the slightest hint of dirt. People’s believed that the Sarvmangala fulfill desire of a sincere heart.
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Firingi Kali Bari of Bowbazar, North Kolkata is one such old and ‘Jagroto’ Kali Temple. The exact recorded history of the temple is debated, like many other old temples. A plaque on the temple dates the temple back to 905 Bengali Year or approximately 1498 AD, much before the Europeans arrived. The temple was established by one Srimanta Dom. Since ‘Dom’ was considered to be a very low caste mainly associated with cremation of bodies, his temple did not have any priest, and he used to perform the duties of priest himself. Also the association of the temple and Anthony Firingi, a Portuguese who converted to Hinduism and was a great and devotee of Kali, is well known. It is said that he helped in construction of the temple building. No Bengali was ever born and raised without watching the film Antony Firingee and crying profusely as Uttam Kumar breathed his last as the passionate Kobiyal. However, even if we keep our iconic film actor aside, Antony Firingee was a real person. He was a Portuguese who fell in love with contemporary Hindu culture, married a Bengali widow and built a Kali Mata temple which stands till date in the Bowbazar area. The Firingee Kalibari Kolkata is situated at BB Ganguly street at Bowbazar where the Bandopadhyay family gets the chores done. Besides Maa Kali, you can also see idols of Shitala Devi, Mansa Devi, Shiva and Narayan idols. Every full moon night, Satyanarayan Puja takes place here. It was pathbreaking for a European to offer worship and practice Hindu rituals. People, irrespective of religion come here seeking blessings and respite from epidemic even today. The temple itself is a modest structure right over the main road, across the pavement. The outside walls of the building has been done in white marble and the name of the temple has been carved in metal. The sanctum sanctorum of the temple is pretty small. Actually, it is so small that the crown of the Goddess almost touches the roof and the beam. There is very little place to stand and worship inside the temple. Most people pay respect and worship from the outside. The temple is open for all the 7 days of week. Timings are 6 AM to 8 PM. Every mode of public transport is accessible to visit the mandir.
Address - 244, BB Ganguly Street, Bowbazar, Kolkata – 700012. अधिक जानकारी के लिए संपर्क करें – 9231845289 या 8296808103 पर |

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Culture and Religion

Kolkata has many Temples ,Masjids and Churches. We feel that theses are places of culture and History of such places runs perallely. Near future we are going to run Majids Circuit and Church Circuit.

Dawn to Dusk

These circuits run from morning to evening with proper guide.Timings for BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND EVENING TEA AND COFFE as for your choice. You may start early and quench your wish to see more and add things to your memory

Yes, Economy is Money

We respect your money as we believe that money is economy. No extra expense for food as PRASADAM is enough for you. Adhyapeedh is ready to give you food coupon for lunch. Just pass time by seeing outside when Temples are closed.