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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

CULCUTTA - THE SEAT OF KALIMA

Calcutta, the premier metropolitan city of the state of Bengal, and the erstwhile capital of British India has a very long tale I about the Sakti cult. And even the very origin of its name rooted' in the dim past affords a fascinating reading. It is derived from Kalighat, where the celebrated shrine of Goddess Kali has been lying since time immemorial. Another version attributes its derivation to Kilkilaa. Yet, there is another Kalikartta, strangely making a hint' that the income of the Village of that name was exclusively used for the worship of Kali. It is one of the Sakthipithas enshrining the image of Kali in her fiercest aspect-revealed with garlands of severed human heads around her neck; hanging long, broad dripping tongue, sharp white incisors, long flowing unbraided hair, and dreadful dark-hued complexion. The installation of this archamurthi has a fascinating story.

According to one version, the statue was installed first by the Roy Choudrys, the renowned Zamindars of Barisa district of 24 parganas. 

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