The Kankali Temple, considered to be among the Shakti Peeths in India, within city limits of Darbhanga is a fascinating place known for its glorious past and historical legacy.
The statue of Goddess Kali was established in the year 1802 and The present form of the temple was formed in the year of 1934. The immensity and grandeur of the temple attracts many visitors to the temple. The spectacular statue of Maa Kali makes every devotee mesmerised with its glorious appearance. Member of Raj family worshipped the goddess for long time. Every one can come here and can pray to Mother Kankali. The operation of the temple is conducted by the Raj family till now.
There is a belief that in the Kankali's Temple Maa Kali is always there to protect her devotees from the demon and cruelty of the world. The Goddess is an epitome of strength and power.
A special worship is held at Kankali Temple every year during Navratra festival. Thousands of devotees visit the temple during this period. The worship of Goddess is done with a tantrik method. The worship of the Kali Mata is followed by the age-old custom where Aarti and Puja of the Mata are done by all rituals. Animal sacrifice is given to mother Kankali on every day during winter Navratra. The arrangement of animal sacrifice is made by Darbhanga Raj family. It is recommended to visit The Kankali Temple during timings 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.