Kali Puja ‑ Bengali Hindu

Event Name Kali Puja - Bengali Hindu
Start Date 19th Oct 2017 12:00am
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Description

Kali Puja (also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja) is a festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, celebrated on the new moon day of the Hindu month Kartik especially in West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam and Bangladesh. It coincides with the pan-Indian Lakshmi Puja day of Diwali. While the Bengalis, Odias and Assamese adore goddess Kali on this day the rest of India worships goddess Lakshmi on Diwali. Mahanisha puja is performed by the Maithili people of Mithila region in India and Nepal.

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