Chittaranjan Park Kali Mandir
Dedicated to Goddess Kali who is a powerful and the most furious incarnation of Goddess- Shakti (Durga). Lord Shiva is also venerated inside the main abode of the temple. This is nestled inside the main Chittaranjan Park in Delhi. This is a wonderful temple engraved with amazing murals on the walls. It also has various deities, gods and goddesses magnificent pictures inscribed. Radhe- Krishna altogether are also worshipped in the temple complex. This renowned temple of Goddess- Kali was constructed by the Bengali community in Delhi, long back. It is popular as- Kali Bari among the local residents.
Architecture: Architected on the top of a small hillock. It was built in 1973 and in 1984; a beautiful Kali Temple was installed in the temple premises. It was said that, this temple was an abode of Lord Shiva in old times and reflects the Bengali terracotta architecture. For each deity -Goddess Kali, Lord Shiva and Radhe-Krishna, separate temple is installed inside the main vicinity.
Specialty: This distinguished Mother Kali temple is also a social and cultural centre for the people residing in C. R Park (Chittaranjan Park) Kali Puja/Durga Puja is celebrated widely which takes place in the month of October/November. This one of the major festivals in Hindu-Culture is attended by thousands of devotees in this famous temple. Inside the main temple area, a huge library is positioned which has a big collection of books on Bengali culture and tradition.
Timing: Summer: 4:45am - 12:30pm / 5:00pm - 10:00pm.
Winter: 5:45am - 1:00pm / 4:30pm - 09:00pm.
Aarti Timing: Summer (April - October):
Mangal Arati- 4:45 a.m to 5:15 a.m Puja - 08:00 a.m.
Bhogarati- 11:20 a.m to 11:50 a.m. Mandir
Closed - 12:30 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Sandhyarati- 06:30 p.m. to 07:30 p.m.
Closed- 10:00 p.m.