Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Belur Math and Kalighat Temple

Belur Math is a well maintained grounds bordering the Ganges on the opposite side from where Ramakrishna lived.  His remains are in a temple as well as many of his disciples and wife.

Belur Math
Ramakrishna Math is a religious ... serves as the Mother House for all the monks ofRamakrishna Order who live in the various branch ... It has 57 Branch centres in India...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramakrishna_Math - Cached

Ramakrishna Math is a religious monastic order, considered part of the Hindu reform movements. It was set up by Swami Vivekananda to follow the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna

Kalighat Temple

I like the spiritual experience where the Pandit asks you how much you spent at the beginning, middle, and end of the puja, so he knows how much to involve you in the process--all part of the spiritual fun. Zero to one hundred India style.

Kalighat is also associated with the worship offered to Kali by a Dasanami Monk by name Chowranga Giri, and the Chowringee area of Calcutta is said to have been named ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalighat_Temple - Cached

1 comment:

Debosmita Roy said...

Thank you for the informative post of your experience on Belur Math. It is a place of pilgrimage for people from all over the world professing different religious faiths. Even people not interested in religion come here for the peace it exudes. Check Belur Math timing for more details.