“All grown-ups were once children…but only few of them remember it.”

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery



We are inviting local devotees to visit the mandir for darshan of Ma Dakshineswari Kali by appointment only. Please schedule an appointment online to visit.



Special Navaratri Sadhana

Each year we share a special Navaratri sadhana worshipping the Navadurgas that can be done at home. Simply click HERE to open a pdf detailing the entire nine-day sadhana. We wish all of you a blessed Navaratri!

A Gift For You

Usha Ma took this rare footage inside the Dakshineswar Kali temple in the late 1980s. It captures Sri Haradhan Chakraborti performing morning Kali puja in front of Ma Bhavatarini.

This video was professionally edited, color balanced and sound engineered. We are making it available free of charge during this difficult time. If you appreciate our efforts in producing more such videos and would like to contribute, you are welcome to donate to Kali Mandir.


Kali Mandir / Ramakrishna Ashram is a non-profit, educational and religious organization founded in 1993 in Laguna Beach, California, dedicated to the worship of the Divine Mother Kali in the devotional tradition of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.


Spiritual discourses given at Kali Mandir by Swami Chetanananda, Swami Bhajanananda, Swami Ambikananda and others.


Live streaming webcasts of satsangs, amavasya pujas, and special events. Go to the link to watch live, see previous recordings, or check for upcoming webcasts.


Online resource for worship articles, murtis, rudraksha malas, asanas, cotton saris, incense, chadders, hand-picked spiritual books and CDs, sacred photos, spiritual jewelry and beautiful items imported from India.