Kolkata: Ratanti Kali Puja is annually observed in Magh month mainly by Goddess Shakti worshipers in eastern parts of India. Goddess Kali is worshipped on the day. On this day Goddess Kali is worshipped in the form of kind mother. This Year Ratanti Kali Puja is on Monday , January 15.
Ratanti means “beloved.” This is a special occasion for devotees of the Divine. People in Bengal offers prayers to Kali Maa at Dakshineswar Kali temple. Many Worshipers visit the Dakshineswar kali temple today. Goddess Kali is worshipped on this day at the night during waning phase of moon in Magh Month.
Ratanti Kali Puja is observed on the Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi or the 14th day during waning phase of moon in Magh Month.
Two other Kali Pujas that are observed in a year are the Falharini Kalika Puja and Kali Puja on Diwali.