Shyama Puja is one of the main religious festivals of Sanatan religionists today. Today they will worship the auspicious, Shaktirupini Shyama Maa.
At the same time, Diwali festival is also today. Diwali festival will be organized by lighting lamps from house to house.
Diwali – the festival of lights. Happy Diwali or Diwali symbolizes the victory of good energy over evil energy. This festival is celebrated to remove the darkness and establish auspiciousness and welfare.
According to the ancient custom, thousands of clay lamps are lit with oil on the evening of Diwali. But nowadays many people in urban areas use candles instead of oil lamps.
Diwali festival also means Shyama Puja. Goddess Shyama or Kali came to earth with the promise of goodness through suppression of evil and observance of virtue. For Hindus, Shyama Devi therefore symbolizes the struggle to establish peace, unity and harmony.
Shyama Puja or Kali Puja is usually performed on the new moon day of Kartik month. According to Hindu mythology, Kali is a power of Goddess Durga. The name Kali is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘kala’. Kali Puja is the worship of Shakti.
According to folklore – Kali is the presiding deity of the crematorium. For this reason, crematoriums along with Mahadhumdhams are held in crematoriums in various regions.
Dhakeshwari National Temple, Ramana Temple, Ramakrishna Mission and Mutt, Siddheshwari Kali Temple, Sri Sri Bardeshwari Kalimata Temple under Sabuj Bagh Thana, Radha Gobind Jeon Thakur Temple of Old Dhaka, Postagola Crematorium, Tanti Bazar, Shakhari Bazar, Banglabazar will be held in various mandaps and temples.