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The Temples Of North-East India
The Temples of North-East India - Index Invocation
The Author Introduction
Kedarnath Badrinath
Bhagawan Pasupathinath Of Nepal Gangotri & Yamunotri
Rishikesh Haridwar
Prayag Gaya
Kasi Ayodhya
Kali Ma Of Calcutta Bhuvaneswar
Konark Puri
Some Shrines Superb
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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KALI MA OF CULCUTTA
The Prime seat of Sakteism

THE TEMPLE

The famous Kali temple is built on the bank of Bhagirathi at' Kalighat, one of the busiest centers in the metropolitan Calcutta. It lies surrounded by big buildings on all sides with shopping arcades in front. The plinth area of the main mandir rises about three feet' from the ground and has flights of steps on all sides. The huge image of Mother Kali is installed on a broad pedestal in a hollow depression of about 10 feet below the surface. The image in standing posture is gigantic is size. And is draped in red dress. She had three eyes. It reveals in rudrarupa. The potent weapons held in hands and frightful visage with broad eyes and sharp incisors strike terror. The garbha griha is quite big in size and has broad flight of steps to reach the feet of the Mother for worship. Normally the devotees offer prayers at the dwara itself. The unmanageable crowds almost from mom to night speak the unprecedented popularity of this saktipitha. There are mini shrines for Lord Siva, I Ganesh etc., around the main mandir.

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