ব্যবহারকারী:SUDIP KUMAR DHARA/খেলাঘর

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                                                                                 '600 year old Dakat kali temple still a crowd puller?'

TOI,31st october,2012,hemant jacob:- purorhuttampur at singur is a well known place for the devotees of Kali. This Kali temple was established by the village head of Chalkabati, six hundred years ago, the deity of this temple has earned the name dakat Kali.

              the legend dates six centuries back, when puroshuttampur in singur was covered with thick forest. In those days a notorious dacoit name Gagan used to plunder and loot the zamindars and the pilgrims.
              On many occasions pilgrims were abducted for a human sacrifice to please goddesses Kali. On one such occasion when Maa sarada Moyi of Dkahineshewar on her way to Kamarpukur to Dhakineshewar was obstructed by Gagan Dacoit.
               The Gagan dacoit was spell bound and horrified to find a furious live Kali at the back of Maa Sarada Moyi. Soon after the incident the village head of Chalkabati founded a Kali Temple on the same spot where Goddesses Kali appeared in her real self. From that day the deity of goddesses Kali in this temple is knoen as Dakat Kali. The Gagan dacoit who in great repentance for his sinful ways transformed into pious, ardent devotee of godesses Kali taking care of the pilgrims. The entire population of purushattampur, Zamindar and Mallickpur village stopped performing Kali puja in their village and even in their residence who considered the temple of Dakat Kalias the holiest place of convergence for the devotees of Kali yhe Adhi Shakti.
                On the auspicious days of kali Puja, the deity is offerde ceremonial religious rituals four times a day. The holy water within the earthen holy container is replenished with a fresh one in closed doors, only presence of the chief priest.
                Lakhs of devotees gather on the day of Kali Puja to get the holy prasad. On the evening of the Kali Puja, a tubri ( A base fire work ejectingcolorful sparkles at a great height ) competition from near by districts also take part with great enthusiasm.
                At present Dakat Kali Unayan Samiti ----- a trust entrusted to takr care of the temple, now is a centre of pilgrimage. Devotees from all parts of India are drawn here till today.



                                                                                                                                                                                                 --SUDIP KUMAR DHARA (আলাপ) ১৭:১০, ২৪ ফেব্রুয়ারি ২০১৪ (ইউটিসি)