Kali Puja (Hindi: काली पूजा, Bengali:কালীপূজা) dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali is one of the biggest festivals celebrated by the people of Bengal. The festival is also popular in Odisha, Assam and some other Indian states. The festival of Kali Puja happens to coincide with Diwali festival which is celebrated on the same day by rest of India.

As per the Hindu calendar, Kali puja falls on the amavasya of Karthik month (Ashvin month as per Amantha calendar), which is usually considered the darkest of all amavasya nights. Diwali is also celebrated on Kartik Amavasya. On the English calendar, Kali puja comes between mid-October to mid-November

Kali Puja 2022 is on October 24, Monday

Amavasya tithi timing: October 24, 5:27 pm - October 25, 4:18 pm

5 months and 1 day to go for the event

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Idol of Goddess Kali

It is interesting to note that Goddess Kali is worshipped on Kali Puja in Bengal while rest of the Hindu population throughout India (especially north Indians) celebrates Lakshmi Puja and worships Goddess Lakshmi on the same day. In Bengal, Lakshmi puja is observed on Kojagiri Purnima, which comes around 15 days before Diwali.

Important Timings On Kali Puja

SunriseOctober 24, 2022 6:31 AM
SunsetOctober 24, 2022 6:31 AM
Amavasya Tithi BeginsOctober 24, 2022 5:27 PM
Amavasya Tithi EndsOctober 25, 2022 4:18 PM
Kali Puja Nishita Puja Time October 24, 11:45 PM - October 25, 12:36 AM
Place : Ujjain [ India ] See More

Kali Puja festival dates between 2019 & 2029

YearDate
2019Sunday, 27th of October
2020Saturday, 14th of November
2021Thursday, 4th of November
2022Monday, 24th of October
2023Sunday, 12th of November
2024Thursday, 31st of October
2025Monday, 20th of October
2026Sunday, 8th of November
2027Thursday, 28th of October
2028Tuesday, 17th of October
2029Monday, 5th of November

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