Life at Kali Mandir

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

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  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Chetanananda

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bhagavan Das sings for Ma

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  • 2007 Annual Kalli Puja festival – Shibani Patnaik

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborti, the late main pujari of the Dakshineswar Kali temple, Kolkata

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Devahuti sings for Ma

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  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shanti dressed up

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shanti, an abandoned kitten found in the creek, finds refuge

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Chetanananda , head of Vedanta Society of St.. Louis, and Felicia Tomasko, LA Yoga Magazine

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – author Devadatta Kali converses with Rampriyadas

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bruce and his son Chris Wilson on sound

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shanti Shivani

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  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Gokul Babu, Trustee of the Dakshineswar Kali temple in Kolkata, lights incense for Ma

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  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Igor Chicherin

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shalini, Laboni and Shibani Patnaik

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Laboni and Shibani Patnaik

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shibani Patnaik

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shibani Patnaik

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Gopa Patnaik introduces Odissi dancers

  • 2008 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Pranab Ghosal performing arati

  • 2007 Sri Ma Dakshineswari Kali

  • 2007 Swami Bhajanananda with young Grayson

  • 2007 Ratha Yatra festival at Kali Mandir

  • 2007 Shiva Puja

  • 2007 Janmashtomi puja at Kali Mandir

  • 2007 putting orange sindhur on Hanumanji

  • 2007 Hanumanji gets his first abhishekham at Kali Mandir

  • 2007 Hanumanji arrives at Kali Mandir just before Guru Purnima

  • 2007 Prakash Barrera

  • 2007 Shiva puja

  • 2007 Shiva Ratri – Prakash dressed up as Lord Shiva

  • 2007 Swami Bhajanananda installs an Our Lady of Guadalupe murti that Usha brought from Mexico City

  • 2006 Kali Mandir

  • 2006 getting ready to send out a Kali Mandir mailer

  • 2006 young Hriday Ram

  • 2006 young Hriday Ram during a homa worship

  • 2006 Durga Puja at Kali Mandir

  • 2006 Swamis Chetanananda, Sridharananda and Sarvadevananda

  • 2006 Swami Sridharananda, Vedanta Centre Australia, visits Kali Mandir

  • 2005 Nandu installs a copper and silver snake that came from the Dakshineswar Kali temple

  • 2005 Nandu installs two nagas

  • 2005 Giri Wescott carved the Shival lingam that is outside under the holy tree

  • 2005 Kali Mandir staff – Jai Matadi

  • 2005 Swami Prameyananda together with Swami Sarvadevananda visits Kali Mandir

  • 2004 Vaidhya Mishra visits Kali Mandir

  • 2004 Swami Gokulananda and Swami Ishtananda

  • 2004 Swamis Ishtananda, Gokulananda and Bhajanananda

  • 2004 Swami Mahadevananda

  • 2004 Kali Mandir

  • 2004 Ratha yatra festival at Kali Mandir

  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • 2007 Annual Kali Puja festival – Suniti Bergman sings Shyama Sangeet for Ma

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  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Rampriyadas and Swami Bhajanananda

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  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Sarvadevananda performing Sri Ramakrishna Puja

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  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Pandit Mukesh Desai sings for Ma

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  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Pandit Mukesh Desai, Jyoti Prakash on tabla

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  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Prakash getting advice from Giri

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shanti Shivani

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – taking a break

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Kali Rose

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  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bhagavandas

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sharanya Mukhopadhyay

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sargam and Suman Shah

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bhagavan Das

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Dave Stringer and group sing for Ma

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Jai Uttal sings for Ma

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – waiting in line to offer puja baskets

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Suniti Sundaram sings for Ma

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival homa

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bhagavan Das

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Ramanuj Dasgupta

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Bhajanananda, Bhagavan Das, Prakash, Shakti

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bhagavan Das and group

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Girish sings for Ma

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Nirvanananda

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shibani Patnaik and Odissi dance teacher

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swamis Nirvanananda and Bhajanananda

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Mala Ganguly sings Shyama Sangeet

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Nirvanananda

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Dipak Roy, Swami Chetanananda and Tapan Bose in the kitchen

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – standing in line with puja baskets to offer to Ma

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  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sumanta Chakravarti

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Stefan now grown up

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Manju Chakraborty sings Shyama Sangeet for Ma

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sharanya Mukhopadhyay lovingly called Yuki

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – flowers and items for the puja

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – flowers for the puja

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Prakash playing mridangam

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja – Daniel and Dustin Shultz

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja – emptying the ghat with sacred water into the ocean

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja – fetching water for the ghat

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

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  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja – distributing holy ash after the homa

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – getting puja baskets ready

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Stacy Pendleton sings for Ma together with Swami Bhajanananda and her sister Tarini

  • 2014 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shambho grinds sandalwood paste

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Nandu Menon

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Sarvadevananda performs arati

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Gitaprana

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Ambikananda, Shambho and Tarini

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Igor

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Pandit Mukesh Desai

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Gitaprana and the Swamis having fun

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Igor Chicherin capturing the moment

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Gitaprana and Swami Bhajanananda taking a break

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – we are all blessed that Sri Haradhan Chakraborty came to Laguna Beach each year for 17 years

  • 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival – Shibani Patnaik

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Chetanananda receives charanamrita from Pranab Ghosal

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2001 Annual Kali Puja festival – Prem Trikkannad and Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 2000 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Purnatmananda of Bharat Seva Ashrama

  • 1999 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Jayashree and Kim making garlands

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sri Haradhanji’s sweet hugs

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • 2003 Sri Haradhan Chakraborti

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  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Prem Trikkannad, his wife Sheila and others

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – kitchen in charge chef Tapan Bose and wife Surita

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Bappu blesses Bhagavan Das

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Preparations for 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Preparations for 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Preparations for 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Chetanjyoti Ma

  • 1998 Swami Bhajanananda & Swami Ambikananda

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival – Jai Uttal sings for Ma

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta and Usha

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2003 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta sings for Ma

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Pranab Ghosal gives Carolyn Glaser a sacred tilak at the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Prem and Sheila Trikkannad, Krishna Das, Swami Bhajanananda and others at the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Krishna Das, Dave Stringer and others at the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Bhagavan Das at the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty at the 1994 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Making garlands for Ma

  • Early Kali Mandir

  • Prakash builds a fence at Kali Mandir

  • Kali Mandir kirtan mandali

  • Kali Mandir kirtan mandali

  • Swami Girishananda, Math manager at Belur Math

  • Swami Shantatmananda of the New Delhi Ramakrishna Ashrama and Swami Bhajanananda

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Chetanananda and Haradhan Chakraborty

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja – Dave Stringer and group

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty 1997

  • Swami Ishananda, Florida Vedanta Society, the late Swami Gokulananda of the Delhi Ramakrishna Center, Swami Bhajanananda (seated)

  • Hanumanji at Kali Mandir 2007

  • Swami Bhajanananda applies orange kumkum welcoming Hanumanji 2007

  • A large sandstone image of Hanumanji arrives at Kali Mandir in 2007

  • Swami Maheshwarananda, Bihar School of Yoga

  • Swami Maheshwarananda Saraswati, Bihar School of Yoga

  • Soneji (middle) visiting along with Swami Maheshwarananda of the Bihar School of Yoga; also pictured George Barselaar, Nandu Menon and Swami Bhajanananda

  • Swami Radhikananda Saraswati 2006

  • Swami Bhaumananda, previous head of the Puri Ramakrishna Math

  • Swamis Sarvadevananda, Bhajanananda, Sridharananda and Chetanananda and Kali Mandir devotees

  • Swami Chetanananda, Swami Sridharananda and Swami Sarvadevananda

  • The late Swami Prameyanandaji (RamGopal Maharaj), Vice President of the Ramakrishna Order 2006

  • Easter candy hunt at Kali Mandir

  • Easter candy hunt at Kali Mandir

  • Easter candy hunt at Kali Mandir

  • Swami Chetanananda with Mr. & Mrs Singh and their daughter Madhu, Rajasthan Tours, Jaipur 2006

  • Swami Bhajanananda, Swami Jyotirupananda and Swami Sarvadevananda 2006

  • Swami Jyotirupananda, head of Ramakrishna Society – Vedanta Centre Moscow 2006

  • Anuradha Paudwal sings for Ma Kali

  • Mataji Amarbai

  • Mataji Amarbai

  • Mataji Amarbai and Usha

  • Swami Bhajanananda and young Arjuna

  • Swami Bhajanananda performs first rice-giving ceremony

  • Pre-Swami Ambikananda and young Arjuna

  • The late Sri Vaidya Mishra of the Ayurvedic Prana Center

  • Krishnamurti Maharaj

  • The late Swami Prameyanandaji (RamGopal Maharaj) 2006

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty performing arati

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Shankaracharya from the Sadhana Ashram at the 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Rampriyadas (Trevor Hall) at the 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Swami Chetanananda during 2008 Kali Mandir expansion foundation ceremony

  • Pandit Mukesh Desai at the 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborti performing arati

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Anuradha Paudwal sings for Ma

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – laying the foundation

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – Swami Chetanananda lays the first bricks

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – laying the foundation

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – laying the foundation

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – laying the foundation

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion – laying the foundation

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion

  • 2008 Kali Mandir expansion

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Igor filming the immersion at the beach

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – immersion at the beach

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Bhajanananda receives prasadam

  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Rampriyadas and Prakash at the 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty performing arati

  • Rampriyadas (Trevor Hall) and Prakash at the 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Shalini Patnaik at the 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Shibani Patnaik at the 2005 Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • Sri Ramanuj Dasgupta at the 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Shibani and Shalini Patnaik with their Odissi dance instructor

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Pranab Ghosal places a sacred tilak on Bhagavan Das

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty at the Annual Kali Puja

  • Bhagavan Das at the Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Swami Nirvanananda at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Mala Ganguly at the 2004 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Pranab Ghosal performing evening arati

  • Sri Pranab Ghosal collecting water for the puja

  • Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Rampriyadas (Trevor Hall) at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Patnaik girls Shalini and Shibani at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sharanya Mukhopadhyay at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Swami Sarvadevananda at the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Prakash at Annual Kali Puja Festival

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • Saraswati & Usha

  • Saraswati & Usha at the festival

  • Sri Pranab Ghosal at Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Annual Kali Puja

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  • 2006 Annual Kali Puja festival

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  • Homa at Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Amritanandanath Saraswati, Sri Vidya guru and founder of Devipuram

  • H. H. Swami Purnatmanandaji, President of Bharat Seva Ashrama

  • Swami Smarananandaji, revered President Maharaj of the Ramakrishna Order, Belur Math

  • Sri Haran Aiya

  • The late Swami Vishnudevananda at Kali Mandir

  • Homa at an early Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Early Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Bappu, Prem and Sheila and others

  • Purna Das Baul and family, Jai Uttal and others

  • Dave Stringer and group at an early Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Swami Nirvanananda and Swami Bhajanananda

  • Swami Bhajanananda with Krishna Das, Bhagavan Das and others during the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Jennifer at an early Annual Kali Puja

  • Dr. Robert Svoboda

  • Prakash and Swami Ambikananda erecting the first Kali Mandir storage shed

  • Early Kali Mandir

  • Early Kali Mandir

  • Early Kali Mandir

  • Anuradha Paudwal with her daughter Kavita

  • The late Milk Baba from Kathmandu

  • The late Milk Baba from Kathmandu

  • The late John Hench, who worked with Walt Disney and was a VP at Disney, visits Kali Mandir together with his wife Laurie

  • George Barselaar worshipping Ma Kali in Kashmiri Shaivaite tradition

  • Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati worshipping Ma Kali at Kali Mandir

  • Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati hugging Usha

  • Kali Mandir before expansion – Bhairav and Swami Bhajanananda

  • Sri Ma Dakshineswari Kali during an early Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Annual Kali Puja festival: Sri Pranab Ghosal and Sri Haradhan Chakraborty, in front: Trishul, Uma, pre-monastic Swamis Ambikananda and Bhajanananda and Usha

  • Pre-monastic Swami Bhajanananda blessings

  • Early Annual Kali Puja festival: Sri Haradhan Chakraborty blessing pre-monastic Kali Mandir Swamis Bhajanananda and Ambikananda

  • Shrine at Ma’s old location on Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach 1993

  • First shrine set up after move to Ma’s current location

  • Dave Stringer and group sing for Ma during an Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Collecting water from the beach in Laguna Beach for the Ghat before the start of Annual Kali Puja festival

  • The Patnaik girls (Shalini, Laboni & Shibani) dance during an early Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Prem Trikkannad

  • Bhagavan Das

  • Krishna Das at the Annual Kali Puja festival 1998

  • Krishna Das and Dave Stringer sing to Ma during and early Annual Kali Puja festival 1998

  • Mala Ganguly attends the Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Krishna Das sings for Ma during the 1998 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Bhagavan Das sings passionately to Ma Kali at the 1994 Annual Kali Puja festival accompanied by Sargam and Suman Shah

  • Sharanya Mukhopadyay, lovingly called Yuki, dances at the 1993 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty and Sri Pranab Ghosal at the 1994 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • A pre-monastic Swami Bhajanananda at the 1994 Annual Kali Puja festival – Swami Nirvanananda playing guitar and a pre-monastic Swami Ambikananda playing cymbals

  • Attendees at the Kali Puja festival in 1993

  • Carolyn Glaser, Marlene Dhar and Usha Harding at the Annual Kali Puja festival in 1994

  • Betty Weiser, Swami Chetanananda and Donald Weiser at the first Kali Puja festival in 1993

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty and Sri Pranab Ghosal pray at Ma’s old altar at Glenneyere St (1993)

  • Ma Dakshineswari’s old Shrine at Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach 1993

  • Ma Dakshineswari Kali in 1993

  • Prem Trikkannad and his wife Sheila at the 1994 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Pranab Ghosal carries Ma Dakshineswari after Her arrival in 1993

  • Swami Bhajanananda gives satsang dhuni-side…

  • 2000 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • 2000 Annual Kali Puja festival – Sargam Shah

  • 1997 Annual Kali Puja festival

  • Peeking Through The Leaves

  • Hanuman

  • Performing Hanuman’s Arati

  • Durga Yantra

  • Quan Yin of The Library

  • Bhairava, Protector of The Mandir

  • Quan Yin

  • Jai Hanuman!

  • Our Lady

  • Murti of Neem Karoli Baba

  • Ma’s Shrine

  • Sadhus From Swami Narayan Sampradaya

  • Swami Narayan Sadhus, The First to Worship Amriteshwara Mahadeva

  • John Hench, Vice President of the Walt Disney Corp. & Head of Imagineering, With His Wife, Lowry

  • Revered Swami Smaranananda Ji Maharaj, President of The Ramakrishna Math & Mission

  • Revered Swami Jyotirupananda Ji Maharaj, Head of Ramakrishna Society-Vedanta Centre, Moscow 2006

  • Mataji Amarbai Worships Shiva

  • Mataji Amarbai

  • Revered Swami Girishananda Ji Maharaj, Math Manager of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, Kolkata

  • Revered Swami Chetanananda Ji Maharaj, Head of The Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Giving Satsang

  • Staring Contest: Joey, The Neighborhood Dog vs. Swami Bhajanananda (…Who Won?)

  • Churning The Nectar – Sri Chakra Navarana Puja

  • Little Ma

  • Nyasa

  • Kumari Puja

  • Panch-Mukh-Hanuman & Prakash

  • Prakash Worships Shiva

  • Kamalakanta Singing to Shiva

  • Turiya

  • Painting of Sri Ramakrishna at Dakshineswar

  • Giri Offering to Ma the Shiva Lingam He Carved

  • A Surprise Darshan Of Ma On Kalyani’s Birthday

  • Buddies

  • Easter

  • Recording

  • Informal Satsang

  • Ma’s Pujaris

  • Our Shiva family from Northern California

  • Enjoying Ma’s Garden Swing

  • Rampriya Das, Phalaharini Kali Puja Festival 2012

  • Rampriya Das Reading Sri Ramcharitmanas

  • Ma Dakshineswari Kali

  • Janmashtami, 2007

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe

  • Tonantzin

  • Rev. Swami Maheshwarananda Saraswati, from Bihar School of Yoga

  • H.H. Jayendra Puri Mahaswamiji, Head of Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

  • One of Ma’s Many Moods

  • The Renowned Dr. S. R. Rao

  • Rev. Swami Nirvanananda Saraswati Sings for Ma

  • Rev. Swami Radhikananda Saraswati

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty Performs Puja

  • “Big Puja”

  • “Big Puja” – Ma’s Arati – Sri Haradhan Chakraborty

  • Revered Swami Pranavananda Puri, from Vivekananda Kendra, Rameshwaram

  • H.H. Radhanath Swami Gives Talk at Kali Mandir

  • Renowned Vocalist Anuradha Paudwal Receives Picture of Ma Bhavatarini From Usha

  • Sri Haradhan Chakraborty, Main Pujari of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple

  • Premanand Trikannad, Maternal Grandson of Swami Ramdas

  • Revered Swami Prameyananda Ji Maharaj (Ramgopal Maharaj), Vice President, Ramakrishna Math & Mission

  • Sri Ramakrishna as Kali

  • Shiva Parivar

  • White Kali

  • Lalita Tripura Sundari

  • Go-Mata

  • Thakur’s Vision

  • Picture of Gauranga Presented to M. by Sri Ramakrishna

  • Shiva-Parvati

  • Sri Ardaneshwara

  • Sri Dattatreya

  • Shiva-Shakti

  • Bhuvaneshwari

  • Kamala

  • Dhumavati

  • Bagalamukhi

  • Matangi

  • The Seat of Five Skulls

  • Bhairavi

  • Shiva & Family

  • Book of the Forest

  • Sri Ardaneswhara

  • Jai Ma!

  • Mother Kali

  • Gayatri Devi

  • Ma Ganga

  • Shiva Mahadeva

  • Kali & Sri Ramakrishna

  • Radha, Krishna & The Gopis Worship Ma Kali

  • Eighteen-Armed Durga

  • Ma Durga

  • Kameshwara Mahadeva

  • Hanuman

  • Ma Kali

  • Bhairava

  • Radha & Krishna

  • Omkara

  • Krishna-Kali

  • Dasa-Mahavidyas

  • Radha & Krishna

  • Ashta Bhuja Sri Ramakrishna

  • Smashan Kali

  • Thakur Feeding Ma

  • Tripura Sundari

  • Shiva & Parvati

  • Shiva Darshan

  • Sri Krishna

  • Homa Light

  • Homa

  • Amavasya Homa

  • Arati

  • Shankar Das

  • Swami Bhajanananda & Igor

  • Kalipada Das

  • Swami Bhajanananda at the Dhuni

  • Usha Ma

  • Ma Dakshineswari

  • Hanuman Meditating

  • Hanuman Praying

  • Lakshmi Puja

  • Narasingha Jayanti

  • Garden Quan Yin

  • Jai Hanuman!

  • Our Beautiful Ma!

  • Ganesha Chaturthi

  • Devahuti & Naren

  • Usha Ma & Tapan Bose

  • Pankaj Mishra & Kamalakanta

  • Kalipada Das & Adi Keshava Das

  • Daya, Kalyani & Lauren

  • Kamalakanta with Father

  • Revered Swami Shantatmananda Ji Maharaj with Bhajanananda