Kali Puja falls on the third day of festivities, on the Diwali day, when Goddess Kali is believed to incarnate as Shakti. The word ‘Kali’ has its origins in the word ‘Kala’ which refers to time, black and death, depending on context.
Shyama Puja and Dipanwita Kali Puja
This year, the Puja will be celebrated on November 4, Thursday and the occasion is also referred to as Dipanwita Kali Puja in West Bengal that celebrates victory of good over evil.
Shyama Puja is observed by devotees in temples as well as at homes on the new moon day of Krishna Paksha in the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar.
Kali Puja, this year, will begin on November 4 with Nishita timings from 11:38pm to 12:30am on November 5.
The Amavasya Tithi will behin from 6:03 am on November 4 and will end at 2:44 am on November 5.
While people across the country worship Goddess Lakshmi, people in Assam, Odisha and West Bengal worship goddess Kali on the occasion.
Here are some wishes to share with your loved ones on the occasion of Kali Puja:
On this auspicious occasion, we wish you are blessed with prosperity and success by Maa Kali.
May Maa Kali give you the strength, courage to fight all evil and overcome any mayhems in your life.
On the occasion of Kali Puja, I send you all my best wishes. May you and your family have a blessed and joyful celebration.
May Maa Kali wish you with happiness all year through. Happy Kali Puja!
May the blessing of Maa Kali be with you every step of your life and may your life be prosperous.
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