A festival which has been originated from Indian Sub-continent called Kali Puja and it is also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja. The festival is basically to goddess Kali one of the goddess from Navratri goddess.
Kali Puja is celebrated on newly arrived full month of Kartik month according to Hindu Mythology mainly in region of South Eastern including states like Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal, Assam etc.
Kali Puja has very interesting history as this festival is not one of those which have been celebrating from ancient period but this festival was newly introduced in late 17th century and came to limelight in 18th century.
Lately on 19th century this festival was widely spread in India and mainly gained its importance in West Bengal and other surrounded states. Durga Puja and Kali Puja are two major festivals which are celebrated in very grand way in above mentioned states.
Kali Puja 2019
Kali Puja 2019 will be celebrated with worshiping goddess Kali either in homes of devotes or in pandals with clay sculptures of goddess Kali.
Goddess kali is worshiped in completely different way as goddess kali is said to be one of most violent and aggressive goddess.
Kali puja 2019 date is Sunday 27th of October and on this day Kali Puja will be celebrated with pride and grace as the festival arrives once in a year. And as being Sunday on Kali Puja 2019 it will be good opportunity for all the devotes to give their all in preparation.
Also the dates for Kali puja changes every year due to the Hindu calendar as dates are affected with movement of stars, planets and moon. And knowing Kali Puja 2019 is important because there are many festivals in the month of October and there has to be a planning to execute every festival in smooth way.
Kali Puja Vidhi
Goddess Kali is said to be goddess of death and life and goddess kali also killed many demons due to which it said that goddess kali tends to choose violence.
And hence Kali Puja vidhi involves a lot of blood and other violating things. Kali Puja vidhi is started with praying lord Ganesh as according to Hindu Mythology Lord Ganesh has to be prayed first. After that Goddess Kali is prayed with Skull and animal blood because goddess kali is said to be goddess of death and blood.
After that there is a necklace of skull and lemon which is presented to goddess as sign of appreciation and respect. The sculpture is made of goddess is made up to clay and then devotes pray and preset all the things.
There are many who fear to pray goddess kali as there is a lot of violence and other taboo methods but ultimately goddess kali is bless everyone which her powers. All around the thing matters is the belief and love of devotes, if the devotes love to pray with some violent methods and in return if they receive peace and belief then it’s completely good.