𝐓𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐡𝐚 𝐊𝐚𝐚𝐥𝐢 𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐚𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐰𝐚𝐫
Devotees worship Maa Maha Kaali In Her Divine Form As Maa Bhavatarini
The “Dakshineswar Kaali Temple” Dedicated To Maa Bhavatarini, A Divine Form Of Maa Maha Kaali, is a “navaratna” (nine towers) Temple in dakshineswar, kolkata, india. Maa Maha Kaali As Maa Bhavatarini Is The Redeemer Of the universe Who Causes the jiva to cross the ocean of samsara.
The Temple was built in 1855 by rani rashmoni a devotee Of Maa Maha Kaali. According to traditional accounts, the night before rani rashmoni’s pilgrimage to banaras, Maa Maha Kaali Appeared In her dream and reportedly Said:
“𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘨𝘰 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘴. 𝘐𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘔𝘺 𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘦 𝘐𝘯 𝘢 𝘣𝘦𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘢𝘯𝘬𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘴 𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘔𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦. 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘐 𝘴𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘔𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘧𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘔𝘺𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧 𝘐𝘯 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘐𝘮𝘢𝘨𝘦 𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘈𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘱𝘵 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱 𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘦.”
On 31st may, 1855, on the auspicious occasion of
“snana yatra” (a bathing festival Of Deities), The Idol Of Maa Maha Kaali As Maa Bhavatarini Was installed amid great festivities. Within a year, shri ramakrishna paramahansa, a spiritual leader of 19th century bengal and a most ardent devotee Of Maa Maha Kaali, became the priest at The Temple. In the subsequent thirty years, he imbedded the seed of change in the socio-religious condition of bengal, earning immense reputation for The “Dakshineswar Kaali Temple”. The Temple is thronged by millions of devotees and admired for its peaceful ambiance, irrespective of religion and castes.