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!

14 comments:

rainfield61 said...

Happy weekend to you, and enjoy your clicks.

Amrita said...

Brilliant pix

√ Abraham Lincoln said...

I am always fascinated by the details in Art and Sculpture in India. The bull, for example, is really classic for me.

Carver said...

What a great tour of the temple. The photographs as very well done.

Cheryl said...

The photos are amazing. Thanks for sharing such beauty with us.

Rachna said...

Wonderful pics.

birdy said...

Great shots! Another worth to visit place. Thanks for sharing the pictures and information.

ruma2008 said...

The sculpture is really delicate.

Thank you.
ruma

Levonne said...

Nice tour with those shots!

magiceye said...

lovely captures and perspectives!

Deepak Acharya said...

Truly a great series :)

Kirigalpoththa said...

Impressive building!

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debo jyoti said...

does the kalibari provide accomodation and at what cost?
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