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Kalighat Temple Timings, History, VIP Pass, Images

Kolkata Kalighat Temple History

Kalighat temple timings in Kolkata is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas of India and one of the four main Shakti Peethas. It was built on the banks of the Ganga River but the river changed its course and moved away. The temple is now on the banks of a canal known as Adi Ganga. The temple was built in 1809 and the Murti enshrined in the sanctum was made by two saints – Atmaram Brahmachari and Brahmananda Giri. The idol, made of touchstone has three eyes, four arms, and a protruding tongue, all made of gold.

Kolkata Kalighat Mandir culture of West Bengal

Kalighat Mandir is not only an iconic temple but is embedded in the culture and psyche of Bengal. Kali Mata has a special place in the minds of devotees, particularly those from Bengal. Kalighat Mandir is also an important place of worship for the Tantric sect. A sacred Kunda called Kundupukur is beside the temple.

Kolkata Kalighat Temple Timings

5:00 AM  to   2:00 PM

5:00 PM  to  10:30 PM

Kolkata Kalighat Temple Pujas and Arti

04:00 AM   Mangala Aarti

05:30 to 07:00 AM   Nitya Puja

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM  Bhog Rag (Weekdays)

02:30 PM to 03:30 Pm  Bhog Rag (Sat-Sun-Tue)

06:30 PM to 07:00 PM  Sandhya Aarti

Kolkata Kalighat Temple VIP Pass

Kolkata Kalighat Temple VIP Pass On Arrival

How to Reach Kolkata Kalighat Temple

Kolkata has a major railway station and airport with excellent connectivity with all major towns and cities in India.

Kolkata Kalighat Temple Accommodation

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Nearby places to visit Kolkata Kalighat Temple

Victoria Memorial

Kolkata Zoo

Birla Mandir

Science city

Nehru Planetarium

Distances from Kolkata

Gangasagar – 115 km

Mayapur – 135 km

Shikharji (Parasnath) – 325 km 

Ranchi – 403 km

Jagannath Puri – 498 km

Patna – 568 km 

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