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Kolkata Belur Math re-open for public from today 19-08-2021

The Belur math had closed its doors from April 22 following a spike in Covid-19 cases in the state.No meeting with senior monks of the order or attending the famous evening prayer and arati will be allowed.

Belur Math, the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, will be open for devotees and visitors for about five hours from today, a spokesman had said on August 11.

Latest Temple updates of Belur Math during Durga Puja

No devotee will be allowed to enter Belur Math during Durga Puja. To avoid overcrowding the gates will remain shut for devotees from Mahalaya on October 6, and then for eight days of the Pujas. And from October 9 to October 16. The premises will also remain shut on 10th November, Chhath Puja.

Currently, devotees with double vaccination or with negative RT-PCR test reports issued within 72 hours are allowed to enter the temple. Belur Math authorities felt despite these precautions allowing visitors during the puja could lead to crowding.

The pujas in Belur Math will be held like the last time. Only resident monks will participate in the puja with the Covid rules. Kumari puja will also be held. Kumari and the family will be tested for Covid before they enter for the rituals.

All the devotees will be able to participate in the puja as it will be live-streamed.

Latest Temple Timing of Belur Math open and Close:-

The math will be open from 8 am to 11 am and from 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm every day from August 18 following some improvement in the Covid situation, the spokesman told PTI.

The Belur math had closed its doors on April 22 following a spike in Covid-19 cases in the state.

On July 24, the math had opened its doors for a day on the occasion of Guru Purnima.

“In deference to the wishes of thousands of devotees and after consulting the situation with health experts, administration, and among senior monks, we have decided to open the Belur Math now but all Covid-19 protocols will be strictly followed,” the spokesman said.

Covid-19 Certificate is necessary for Darshan of Belur Math:-

He said devotees and visitors must produce, at the entry point, a photocopy of the Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate of two doses, along with any one of the identity cards (such as Aadhaar/PAN/Voter’s ID).

Alternatively, a Covid Negative Certificate of the test conducted within the last 72 hours should be produced along with any one of the identity cards (such as Aadhaar/Pan/Voter’s ID).

Darshan Slot Capacity Of Belur Math:-

Only those devotees and visitors fulfilling the above conditions will be allowed inside the Belur Math premises.

No meeting with senior monks of the order or attending the famous evening prayer and arati will be allowed.

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