07/03/2005

KALI, protecting goddess of Kalikata or Kolkata

 

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Kali or Durga is the deity worshipped in Calcutta. Every year, in November, the festivities of KALIPUJA end in great ceremony by the immersion of her statue in the Ganges (Hoogli) waters. The crowd given up to rejoicing gathers on the river banks and brings offerings of fruits and flowers. 

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