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Dakshineshwar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is located in “Dakshineswar” near  Kolkata on the bank of the Hoogly River .Deity of the temple is Bhavatarini Kali, meaning, ‘She who takes Her devotees across the ocean of existence’. standing on the chest of a lying Lord Shiva. The temple was built by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali in 1855. The temple is famous for its association with Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.He was responsible for bringing fame and pilgrims to the temple.The temple is built in the traditional ‘Nava-ratna’ or nine spires style of Bengal Architecture.

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