Siddheswari Kali Temple, Barasat

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Siddeshwari Kali Temple is a revered Kali temple located near Barasat. The Siddeshwari Kali Temple is located about 145 kms far from the main city Barasat.

According to temple records and the locals, there used to a Kali worshipper living in Himalayas had a dream in which Goddess Kali ordered him to find a Shakti Peeth to the South of his place i. e, in Bengal. While crossing river Adiganga ( the old river Ganges) through the Kumartoli area where Dacoits used to worship kali with 'bali' ( sacrifice) in these dense forests. He then made a statue with twigs, branches and the soil obtained from the banks of the River Adiganga creating a replica of the Goddess Kali as seen by him.

Siddeshwari Kali Temple can be visited during timings 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM. The temple is usually busy during Durga Puja, Dusshera and Navaratri time.