Kalighat Temple Open Today: The Kalighat temple was reopened on Saturday, despite the continuation of restrictions regarding the corona epidemic in West Bengal. The sanctum sanctorum of the temple will remain open at certain times. The sanctum sanctorum will be available from 8 am to 11 am and 4 pm to 6 pm. Let us tell you that before this, the temple was opened, but entry into the sanctum sanctorum was prohibited, but now access is also being allowed in the sanctum sanctorum.
Kalighat Temple Open Today
Let us tell you that Kalighat Kali Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. Here four fingers (except the thumb) of the right foot of Sati had fallen. The power here is ‘Kalika’ and Bhairav is ‘Nakulesh’. There is a grand statue of Kali in this peeth, whose long red tongue has protruded from the mouth. This temple has a lot of recognition among the devotees, and here the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled.
A crowd of devotees outside Kalighat temple.
A long line of devotees in the temple since morning
There was a long line of devotees in the Kalighat temple complex since morning. Although there is water logging in many areas due to rain, devotees had reached the temple from this morning itself. Because it is a time of corona pandemic, for this reason, it is forbidden to enter the temple without a mask. Only ten devotees can enter the temple at a time. 2 minutes is being given to worship ten people.
The doors of the Kalighat temple were closed for devotees on 15 May after the second lockdown was declared due to the second wave of Corona. Then on July 15, the doors of the temple opened for the first time. This time the sanctum sanctorum of the temple was also opened for the visitors.
Emphasis is being laid on following Corona rules.
On receiving the news of the opening of the sanctum sanctorum of the Kalighat temple, a crowd of onlookers has gathered to see the mother. It has become challenging for the temple management to control the long line in the temple according to the COVID rules in such a situation. Police, security guards and members of the temple committee were also seen getting the corona rules followed inside the temple.