Dakshineshwar Temple in Kolkata attract many people around the world. It is one of the oldest temple of Goddess Kali .  People generally pray to Mother Goddess Kali for getting their wishes fulfilled and for  their well being.  It Is the same temple where Shri Ramakrishna Paramahansa did pray and had the darshan of Mother Kali.  He used to be the priest of the temple . People used to throng the temple  to see his pujas and hear his sayings. Shri Ramakrishna and Maa Sharada led a simple life within a small house at the temple premises.  On early morning, people visit to have a look at Goddess Kali after taking holy bath at river ganges which flows at peak near the temple.  The British people has constructed the temple with marvellous beauty.  People enchant the holy name of `Joi Maa Kali' and `Joi Maa Kali' .

12 Jyotirlingas temples of Lord shiva and Shri Radhakrishna temple draw attention of the public especially on saturday and sundays.  It is a place where one can really forget all the worries and worship at the feet of  Mother Goddess Kali .  In the evening one can enjoy the beauty of the river ganges by spending some time on the beach of the river.  Children get more attracted to monkeys as they are the best entertainers of all time.  The aarti and puja in the main temple is worth watching.  Shri Ramakrishna and Mother Sharada rooms are well maintained and one can do meditation.  Nothing is greater than spending a peaceful and a happy life. This statement can be felt after the visit to the temple. The conch and shell items including the sandal wood items are sold on the bank of the river.  Small restrautrant and tiffin centres are available where one can enjoy both the Bengali sweets and other food items.  The temple is well accessible by road and rail.  The nearest railway station is Howrah.


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