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About Lakekalibari Temple - Kolkata

Lake Kalibari” – One of the most famous religious seats of Bengal.

Lake Kalibari” – One of the most famous religious seats of Bengal, where the remembrance of God was kindled by Sree Sree Haripada Chakroborty, our revered Gurudev, was established more than 60 years ago. For his spiritual sadhana and ardent love for the almighty mother – ‘Maa Kali’, suddenly the divine mother became an effulgence and a Light of Divinity, luminous like a thousand suns, and appeared in his thatched hut where mother Sree Sree 108 Karunamoyee Kalimata has been consecrated. The mind of Gurudev blossomed and bathed in such hued light of Divinity and, at the directive of the divine mother, Gurudev constructed a seat of five skulls (Panchamundi’s Ashan) for the performance of ‘Tantra Kriya’ to ensure the proper solace of mankind and, thus, dedicated his life to a vast Karmayagya.

In 1987, out of his innumerable disciples, Gurudev ultimately picked Sri Nitai Chandra Basu as his competent torchbearer and trained him for the advancement of his Karmayagya. Thus yesterday’s Karmayagya has been transformed into a present-day Dharmayagya: A vast project for the construction of a ‘Temple Complex’.

To prepare the infrastructure Sri Basu devoted his 15 years of service and source and now has been able to obtain a temple plan and model prepared by a renowned temple Architect of India Padmashree Achyut Kanvinde, in consonance with Kolkata Municipal Corporation rules. The temple will be constructed upon a land of 15 cottahs (10800 sq.ft.), at 107/1, Dr Meghnad Saha Sarani, Kolkata – 700 029, West Bengal, India. The temple will be erected in a number of steps from the road, the height of the temple will be 42.5 feet from the ground level and the view of the facade will be splendid. Apart from temples for worship, there will be an auditorium for discussions on religious, social and educational matters, as also for seminars and conferences.

A community hall for social and religious purposes; conference rooms for the exchange of views and ideas on educational, social-cultural and religious matters, guest rooms for stay, free medical advice and treatment centers, ambulance services, free help-line services for common people in their need, have also been conceived. Soon it will be a place of harmony for performing various archanas. Lake Kalibari was established by Sree Sree Haripada Chakroborty on 13th April 1949 and during his lifetime he maintained the same temple and performed the Tantra Kriya for the solace of hundreds of thousands of people who approached him during their hour of need. Prior to his demise he appointed and nominated Sri Netai Chandra Basu as Executor cum sole Sebait by his last Will dated 11/12/1985 read with Codicil dated 14/06/1987 and since then he is devoting his life for the benevolence of mankind at large who are assembling before him with grace of Divine Mother Karunamoyee Kailmata, popularly known as Lake Kalibari.