When is Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) in 2017?

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) in 2017 will be observed on Thursday, 19th October.

As per Hindu Calendar, the festival of Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) is celebrated on new moon day during Diwali festivity. It is the Bengalis celebrated all over India, mainly where the Bengalis are located. Maa Kali is the fearful and ferocious form of the mother goddess Durga. Kali is also called Shyama Kali, is the first of the 10 avatars of Durga.

Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) is done to diminish the ego and all negative tendencies that hold up spiritual progress and material prosperity. The main purpose of the puja is to seek the help of the goddess in destroying evil – both in the outside world and within us.

In most of the years, Diwali Puja and Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) falls on the same day but in some years Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) might fall one day before Diwali Puja. However, Kali Puja (কালীপূজা) in 2017 will be observed on Thursday, 19th October. For Kali Puja (কালীপূজা), the day when Amavasya prevails during midnight is considered while for Lakshmi Puja the day when Amavasya prevails during Pradosh is considered.