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Kolkata's Kali temple where noodles are Prasad

New Delhi: There is nothing different about the Kali idol. But one look at the ‘bhog' - noodles, chopsuey, rice-and-vegetables dishes - and you realize this isn't just any Kali temple.In the heart of Kolkata's

PTI [ Updated: February 28, 2013 7:09 IST ]
kolkata s kali temple where noodles are prasad
kolkata s kali temple where noodles are prasad

New Delhi: There is nothing different about the Kali idol. But one look at the ‘bhog' - noodles, chopsuey, rice-and-vegetables dishes - and you realize this isn't just any Kali temple.





In the heart of Kolkata's Tangra area—India's own Chinatown—stands this unique symbol of cross-cultural assimilation.

The ‘Chinese Kali Temple' (so the marble plaque says) is not only a bridge between Chinese and Indian cultures, but also strengthens bonds within the Chinese community.

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