Hindu devotees celebrated Mansha Puja across the country today. On this day, Hindu devotees sacrifice goats, ducks and offer fruit according to their financial standing at different Kali Temples across the country. Chittagong, Bangladesh. 17/08/2010
Goat sacrifice to Kali at a tantric pooja room at midnight is a good festival to please Kali matha and get the blessings.
There are tamasic Kali worshippers who offer blood of goat at night and perform poojas. You can sacrifice animals but should only sacrifice male goats and observer the principles. For eg, the animal must be kept in a safe place without any wounds for some three days. Also mid night 12 is the best time to sacrifice. The rituals should start at about 9 pm and generally the poojari and you must take a good bath in the evening and wear only under garment. The goat must be cleaned well using pure water and it must be decorated with flowers. At 9 pm the goat must be brought before the pooja room and placed exactly opposite to the Kali devi picture. The sword going to be used must be washed and decorated with chandan and kumkum and also with flowers. Then the poojari must repeatedly recite the Kali mantra that he received from his guru. Then at around midnight 12, the incense must be shown to the goat and it must be ready for sacrifice.
For cutting the goat, it must be held tight at the back and the poojari must cut the head in a single cut and the head should roll down at the ground. Then you and poojari must move behind and see the goat bleeding to death without disturbing it. After it gets completely dead, you must take the head and lit the aarthi deepam on that.
After this ceremony, the goat's head must be gifted to the poojari along with dakshana for cutting. The goat's body can be butchered and distrubuted to poor the next day.
It is a good festival and need not feel guilty as anyhow all goats go to mutton shops. Better it gets sacrificed to Kali and Kali gets pleased and grant more manhood to the people.