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                  Kalipuja 2017 - Saturday, October 14th
Hamden High School, 2040 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT - 06514


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Date Event
04/08/2017 NASKA General Body meeting on 04/08/2017
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06/25/2016 NASKA General Body meeting on 06/25/2016
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02/2/2016 NASKA General Body meeting on 02/27/2016
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11/14/2015 More than 550 devotees attended Kalipuja 2015.
06/30/2015 Debojit Saha will rock the NASKA audience this year (2015).
03/14/2015 NASKA General Body meeting on 03/14/2015
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10/25/2014 More than 600 guests attended Kalipuja 2014. Devotees were mesmerized by the Puja performed by Shri Samiran Chakraborty of NY Kali Mandir.
Kids enjoyed the drawing competition, which was judged by the Art Teacher of Mercy High School Mr. Paul Baldacini
Kinjal and Somchanda delivered a captivating performance binding the entire audience till the end of the show.
08/25/2014 Kinjal Chatterjee and Somchanda Bhattacharya will rock the NASKA audience this year (2014).
04/30/2014 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.
01/18/2014 NASKA General Body meeting on 01/18/2014
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09/16/2013 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.
07/24/2013 NASKA Commercial Sponsorship Form released on 07/24/2013
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03/31/2013 NASKA General Body meeting on 03/31/2013
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11/17/2012 NASKA Souvenir Magazine for year 2012 published. You may now download it by Clicking this link
11/17/2012 Third Year Kalipuja was held in Mercy High School, 1740 Randolph Rd, Middletown, CT 06457. More than 400 people attended this year's Kalipuja.
09/22/2012 NASKA Quiz 2012 was held in Harkness Auditorium, Yale School of Medicine.
Event highlights and pictures
08/30/2012 Kalipuja 2012 will be held in Mercy High School - 1740 Randolph Rd, Middletown, CT 06457, on 17th November, 2012
08/21/2012 NASKA is now registered to enter storm closings directly.
07/09/2012 NASKA Announced Quiz competition for Middle and high school students
03/24/2012 NASKA General Body meeting on 03/24/2012
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10/29/2011 Second Year Kalipuja was held in Newington High School, 605 Willard Avenue, Newington, CT 06111. More than 250 people attended in spite of the inclement weather.
09/15/2011 NASKA is delighted to donate generously to American Red Cross for the victims of hurricane Irene. We pray for their comfort and strength.
09/10/2011 NASKA is delighted to donate generously to Salvation Army for the victims of hurricane Irene. We pray for their comfort and strength.
09/05/2011 NASKA published the official invitation to Vendors requestig their participation in 2nd Year Kalipuja.
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08/23/2011 NASKA Board Of Authority for Advertisement Meeting
08/21/2011 NASKA Board Of Authority for Artists Meeting
05/29/2011 This year, Priest will be Shree Shankar Parial of Bangladesh Hindu Mandir, New York
05/21/2011 NASKA General Body meeting on 05/21/2011
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04/01/2011 NASKA published the official request for advertisements in website and Souvenir Journal for 2nd Year Kalipuja.
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03/05/2011 NASKA General Body meeting on 03/05/2011
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11/27/2010 NASKA Executive Committee meeting on 11/27/2010
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11/07/2010 Priest has been booked with the New York Kali Mandir for 2011 Kalipuja
11/06/2010 NASKA Souvenir Magazine for 2010 was published
11/06/2010 First Year Kalipuja was held in Mercy High School, 1740 Randolph Rd, Middletown,CT 06457.
More than 500 people attended and paid their homage to Goddess Kali.
10/03/2010 Flyer to publicize the First Year of Sarbojonin (Community) Kali Puja In Connecticut published. (Download Flyer)
10/01/2010 Internal Revenue Service has granted NASKA Inc the NON-PROFT 501(c)(3) status.
We are now a non-profit 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization incorporated in the state of Connecticut.
09/30/2010 NASKA published the official request for Souvenir for Journal.
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09/28/2010 Koyel Mukherjee of Zee TV SaReGaMaPa Fame is going to perform in Kalipuja
09/27/2010 Principal of Mercy High School in Middletown, CT has granted us the permission to host the First Year of Kali Puja in Connecticut. Address is 1740 Randolph Rd,Middletown, CT 06457
09/11/2010 NASKA Assessment and Planning meeting on 2010-09-11 to decide detailed actions for Puja.
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09/04/2010 MAA has arrived in Connecticut
07/21/2010 NASKA has been incorporated in the State of Connecticut
07/08/2010 MAA has started her jouney from Kolkata on 8th July 2010. Her ETA in New York port is 12th August 2010.
04/30/2010 Maa Kali Pratima has been completed. Maa is now resting in artist Kaushik Ghosh's studio (www.amarnathghoshandsondurgaprotima.com) till we arrrange for her journey.
03/06/2010 First NASKA meeting.
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11/22/2009 NASKA was conceived







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