Kali Puja or Shyama Puja festival is dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is celebrated on the new moon day of the Hindu month of Kartika.
Kali Puja 2022 Date: Monday, October 24, 2022.
Amavasya Tithi Begins – 05:27 PM on Oct 24, 2022.
Amavasya Tithi Ends – 04:18 PM on Oct 25, 2022.
Devotees worship Goddess Kali in the form of clay sculptures at pandals. She is worshipped at night with Tantric rites and mantras.
Red hibiscus flowers, sweets, rice and lentils are offered to the Goddess.
Kali Puja gained popularity in the 19th century, when kali saint Shri Ramakrishna became popular among the Bengalis.