The Kalibari is located in Vivekanandapuram, Telangana, 7 km from Secunderabad Railway Station. The presiding deity is goddess Kali. The Kalibari also has a free school for children where Bengali is taught. Also dancing and singing are taught every Sunday. The children take part in the social programmes which happen year round.
History of the Temple
The idol of Kali Mata was made out of a single piece of Black stone. This was purchased from Chitpur, West Bengal which was in the pattern of Kali Mata of Dakshineshwar temple at Kolkata. The idol Sthapana and Prana Pratistha of the Goddess was done by Late Sree Gostha Behari Bhattacherjee a famous Tantric priest of famous “Chunagali Kali Temple” of Kolkata. Swamy Ranganathanandaji Maharaj suggested that the Kalibari should be named as the “Hyderabad Kalibari”. Many devotees visit the holy Kalibari premises in search of solace.
1. Mangal Arati - 4.30 am to 5.30 am
2. Morning Puja - 8.00 am to 11.00 am
3. Bhog Puja - 12.00 pm to 01.00 pm
4. Evening Puja - 07.00 pm to 08.30 pm
5. Bhog Shyan - 09.00 pm to 09.30 pm
Kalibari performs all the festivals related to Bengal, viz. Saraswati puja, Annapurna Puja etc. All Amavasya (new moon) Pujas in which Kali is worshipped in the temple. Devotees in large numbers gather on all such occasions. The temple is famous for its Kali Puja and Durga Puja which is held on October/November of every year during Dusshera and Diwali.
The nearest airport is Shamshabad Airport which is 40km away. Bus and Taxi services are available to reach Kalibari Temple. Nearest railway station to Kalibari Temple is Secunderabad Railway Station which is 9km away. Bus and Auto services are available to access the temple. Buses are available from Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station in Hyderabad which is 17km away and Jubilee Bus Station in Secunderabad which is 8km away. Government-run bus services are available frequently from here to access Kalibari Temple.
Raghavendra Colony, Sainikpuri,
Secunderabad, Telangana, India,
Pincode – 500056.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Protection from evil
- Destruction of ego
Jayantii Manggalaa Kaalii Bhadrakaalii Kapaalinii Durgaa Shivaa Kssamaa Dhaatrii Svaahaa Svadhaa Namostu Te
Meaning -We salute the Devi Kali, who is always victorious and always auspicious, we offer salutations to Bhadrakali Devi who wears a skull garland, we salute Shiva's consort and the embodiment of self-control and supports all beings, Devi Durga, who is Swaha as well as Swadha. We offer our salutations to you.
Om Maha Kalyai Ca Vidmahe Smasana Vasinyai Ca Dhimahi Tanno Kali Prachodayat
Meaning -Om the great Goddess Kali who stays in the ocean of life and burial grounds, we focus our energies on you, may you grant us our wishes and bless us
Kaalika Kalahey Gorey Paathuthvaam Parameshwari Mandapey Thathra Mathangi Thatha Sowmya Swayamwarey
Meaning -Let the ever charming, mother of the universe, protect us and stay in this mandap and bestow her blessing on us as mother Mathangi.
Katyayani Mahamaye Mahayoginyadheeshwari Nandgopsutam Devipatim Me Kuru Te Namah
Meaning -Oh Goddess Katyayani, the great vigour of the Lord, the owner of great magical power and the mighty one who controls all, please make the son of Nanda Maharaj my husband. I offer my salutations to you.
5.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.5.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.