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                  Kalipuja 2014 - Saturday, October 25th
Cheshire High School, 525 South Main St, Cheshire, CT - 06410

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Kalipuja 2014

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NASKA is glad to announce Kalipuja 2014, on Saturday, October 25th, 2014.
Cheshire High School, 525 South Main St, Cheshire, CT - 06410

It is with great honor and pride we announce that Shri Samiran Chakroborty, the famous and renowned priest of Goddess Kali from New York Kali Mandir, will perform this year's NASKA Kali Puja.

Sensational playback singers,
Kinjal Chatterjee and Somchanda Bhattacharya
(Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Fame)

will rock the audience.

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Kinjal Chatterjee and Somchanda Bhattacharya will rock the NASKA audience this year.
It is with utmost pleasure and great honor we announce that this year's Kali Puja will be performed by the famous and renowned Goddess Kali Priest, Shri Samiran Chakroborty of NY Kali Mandir. Mr. Chakroborty is a full time priest of the NY Kali Mandir since 2011. He received his Baccalaureate from Burdwan University and completed Pourahittya[Yaginiki] from Paschim Banga Vedic Academy of Kolkata. Mr. Chakroborty was also associated with Sanskrit Parishad of Hooghly. Before coming to the USA, Mr. Chakroborty has performed the famous Durga Puja of Raja Krishna Chandra Ghosh in Chandannagar for 10 years. He is accredited to be one of the chosen few who have performed the only Mahisha Mardini puja in Chinsurah. He has performed Kalipuja in various Shaktipiths of West Bengal including Tarapith and Khyapi Maa of Birbhum. In New York, Mr. Chakroborty teaches Bengali to young kinds on a regular basis. Since 2011, he has been performing Mahalaya in NY Kali Mandir where the recitation of Shree Shree Chandi is performed by him. We are happy that we are able to meet the requests made by many devotees and NASKA sponsors. Please come and join the worship of Goddess Kali to be led by one of the the most respected priests in the New York/New Jersey area, Mr. Samiran Chakroborty from New York Kali Mandir.
NASKA General Body meeting on 01/18/2014
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It is with great honor and pride we announce that Shri Shankar Parial, the famous and renowned priest of Goddess Kali from Bangladesh Hindu Mandir (BHM), will perform this year’s NASKA Kali Puja. Back by popular demand, Shri Parial will be performing NASKA Kalipuja rituals three years in a row.

For the last five years, Shri Sankar Parial has been a full time priest of the Bangladesh Hindu Mandir, which is more popularly known as a Kali Temple. Shri Parial has done his M. Phil from Sanskrit College in Kolkata , India . Before being a priest in BHM, he was a Sanskrit professor in Chittagong , Bangladesh . For over 100 years, his family owns a Kali Temple in Chittagong . His ancestors were priests of Goddess Kali for 3 or 4 generations. Out of 300 or more applicants, Shri Parial was selected for BHM by a selection committee from Ramkrishna Mission and Dhakeswari Kali Mandir in Bangladesh .

Shri Parial is also a regular contributor of articles to "Udyan" Newspaper published from New York. He is one of the most respected priests of Goddess Kali in the New York / New Jersey area. Performing a puja ritual is a wonderful way to experience direct communication with the divine. Please join us on November 9th, 2013 to worship Goddess Kali and experience a divine presence through Shri Parial's performance.

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