Friday, July 2, 2010

CLICKS @ C R Park KaliBari, Delhi

Chittaranjan Park or C R Park, named after Bengali freedom fighter and lawyer Chittaranjan Das, is a one stop center for Bengali culture at Delhi. It is situated near Nehru Place at south of New Delhi. The above picture is the front door of the main chember of the Kali temple you will find here in C R Park. This temple is well know as CR PARK KALI BARI. Worshiping of goddess Kali (photo below) as mother is an unique part of Bengali culture.

there are three chamber in the temple or Kali bari. the main chamber is of the Kali Maa while in left and right there are two more chamber for lord Shiva and Radha Krishna respectively.

The above photograph is of the chamber of the god of love, Krishna with Radha.

The left chamber is of lord Shiva and you hardly can miss the great statue of the Bull out side of the Shiva temple.

the temple is highly decorated with clay works. these clay works of the C R Park Kali bari is famous as the touch of ancient bengali art is almost intact in these decoration. The Architecture of the C R Park Kalibari temple is again a replica of the clay made temples created during Pal and Sen dynasty of Bengal.

Photographs of other similar type (CLICK on the title below):

1. Qutub Minar
2. Humayun Tomb
3. Kolkata Tram

Thanks for spending valuable time @ CLICK!