Sri Sri Kali Puja was celebrated at the Ramakrishna Mission, New Delhi on Sunday, the 27th of October, 2019. A beautifully decorated image of Mother Kali was worshiped throughout the whole night and the Puja ended at dawn. Revered Swami Shanthatmanandaji Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi performed the worship, with Swami Amritamayanandaji Maharaj as the assisting Tantradharak.
The singing of devotional hymns and bhajans to Mother Kali were rendered throughout the Puja in the night by Swami Dhruvarupanandaji Maharaj, Shri Champak Chatterjee, Shri Avik Chatterjee, Shri Rajgopal Paramanick accompanied by Shri Siddhartha Bhattacharya and Shri Arup Maitra on Tabla. At dawn, a Homa was performed. The Puja was completed in the morning hours of 28th October 2019. After the morning Mangalarati of Sri Ramakrishna, all the devotees were invited to take Prasad.
For the immersion ceremony, the image of Mother Kali was slowly moved out of the temple. All sadhus, brahmacharins and devotees bowed to Mother Kali and bade Her goodbye with the loud rendering of ‘Kali Mayee ki Jai’.
The image was taken in a big truck with volunteers led by by Swami Amritamayanandaji and Swami Dhruvarupanandaji and a few volunteers. The image was taken to the Ganges at Garhmukteswar.
Glimpses of Kali Puja:
Kali Puja || Mangal Arati and Pūrṇa āhuti || 2019
Kali Puja || Bhajan || Swami Dhruvarupananda || 2019
Shyama Pado Neel Kamale || Kali Puja Bhajan || Swami Dhruvarupananda || 2019
Devotional Song || Kali Puja Day || Devotees || 2019
A few photos from this occasion: