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Kali Puja 2023 date in Bengal - Goddess Kali Puja in 2023 in Eastern Parts of India

Kali Puja is observed on the Amavasya day in the month of Ashwin as per traditional Bengali calendar. Kali Puja 2023 date is November 12. The puja and ritual is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is widely held in eastern parts of India and coincide with the Diwali festival. Most rituals associated with the Kali Puja begin at midnight.

In many areas in eastern India, Kali puja is a community festival and huge idols of Goddess Kali is worshipped on the day. Hundreds of pandals dedicated to Goddess Kali are prepared on the day for public puja. New black idols of Goddess Kali are installed for the puja. Another tradition is the bursting of the crackers.

Goddess Kali is believed to be the human form of the anger of Goddess Durga and she appears to annihilate the most terrible evil.

She incarnated to destroy Demon Rakhta Beeja. In some regions, she is equated with Goddess Chandika and Goddess Chamunda.

Kali symbolically destroys ignorance and ego and clears the path to realizing ‘Brahman.’ She is also the human representation of the fury that Mother Nature can unleash.

It is believed that Kali puja removes all the distress and ushers in joy and success. The day is also highly auspicious for tantrics and black magicians.

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