Kalighat, the Home of the Pure Heart (Nirmal Hriday) (formerly Mother Theresa's Kalighat Home for the Dying Destitutes.

Kalighat is a hospice for the sick, destitute and the dying established by Mother Teresa in Kalighat, Kolkata, India. Before Mother Theresa sought permission to use it, the building was an old abandoned Hindu temple to the goddess Kali, the Hindu goddess of time and change. It was founded by Mother Teresa on her 42nd birthday in 1952,two years after she established Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. Read More »