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  • Bidding adieu

    Bidding adieu

    As Durga Puja is welcomed with the unbridled verve of happiness, similar should be the Bishorjon.

    October 10, 2019
  • Durga idol, Marangburu’s mantras make a rare combination

    Durga idol, Marangburu’s mantras make a rare combination

    In Bankura’s tribal-dominated Domohani village, where 60 tribal families reside ~ about 50 km away from the district headquarters ~ holding a Durga Puja is no easy game as the tribal communities worship their own God Marangburu and never allow ‘infiltration of outside culture’ into their ‘sacred’ custom and lifestyle.

    October 6, 2019
  • AWAKENING DURGA

    AWAKENING DURGA

    As per the Sastras, the goddess can be worshipped only during spring (Vasanta) as it falls during the six-month period when the sun moves northwards from the equator (Uttarayan).

    October 15, 2018
  • Durga idols: Not all follow the ‘red light soil’ tradition

    Durga idols: Not all follow the ‘red light soil’ tradition

    Ramprasad Mallick, 25, a rural artisan and a resident of Kamrangaguri on the outskirts of Siliguri, said he did not collect such soil this year.

    October 10, 2018
  • Worshipping the divine power

    Worshipping the divine power

    The Hindu mythology has always revered women power through its different mythical stories and festivals. It has celebrated feminism over the centuries by worshipping different Goddesses. ‘Kali’ an incarnation of Devi Durga, is the zenith of women power worship. Kali Puja connotes the triumph of good over evil. Goddess Kali appears in various forms as …

    October 19, 2017
  • Sandhi Puja

    Sandhi Puja

    It’s time again to get lost in the devotional zeal of Durga Puja celebration, the most awaited festival of Bengalis. As per Hindu mythology, Goddess Durga, who is also referred to as an embodiment of Shakti, or a symbol of feminine strength, emerged as a collective energy to fight the devil Mahishasura, who could not …

    September 25, 2017