Kali Temple – Laguna Beach, California

On October 17, Radhanath Swami was at the Kali Mandir, a Hindu temple, located in Laguna Beach.

Open to all religious denominations, Kali Mandir functions as a traditional Hindu temple dedicated to the worship of Mother Kali. She is honored as a child honors and seeks shelter from its mother.

Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati and Ram Priya Das, the temple pujaris (priests) performed Kirtan followed by Arati (offering different items like lamp, water, and flowers to welcome and honor special personalities). Radhanath Swami told various pastimes of Lord Rama from the ancient Sanskrit epic Ramayana. Spiritual food known in Sanskrit as ‘Prasadam’ was served out after The Journey Home book signing event.

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