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Jul16

Devi Durga and Mythology

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Durga is the form of Sati-Parvati-Uma. The goddess who killed the asuras to save the heaven and earth is Devi Chandika. From the Vedas we see Goddess Aditi is the main divine...

Jul05

Durgapuja schedule 2015

Posted on Jul 5 by

Durga Puja Day 1 Panchami Ashshin 31,1422 18th October 2015 (Sunday) Durga Puja Day 2 Shashthi Kartik 01,1422 Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon 19th October 2015 (Monday) Durga Puja Day...

Jun01

Small Facts : Kumartuli

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As Kumortuli started experimenting with form of Devi Durga, there were new variations came out of the goddess the separation of the images, breaking up the ekchala pattern, was a...

Sep30

Durga Pujo-An small insight of celebration

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A lot of Mythological literature exists for Durga in the Bengali language in its early forms, including Durgotsavnirnaya (11th century), Durgabhaktitarangini by Vidyapati (14th...

Aug10

Durga Puja Nirghanta 2014

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SHASTI 2014 “Kalparambho” within 8.28am Durga Devi “BODHON” “Amantran” and “Adhibas” in the evening 30th September Thursday (13th...

Oct15

Shubho Bijoya

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Shubho Bijoya…May the divine power shower her blessings on you…Thanks all who have visited Amar Pujo…your encouragement will help us to give us hope and light...

Oct12

A note on MahaAshtami

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Last 10 years have been travelling round the city during the pujos to take photographs and catch up with the art and culture of Kolkata. Had seen lot of things and learned. Devi...

Sep27

108 Durga Names

Posted on Sep 27 by

1) Satī, the daughter of Dakṣa; 2) Sādhvī, the Sanguine; 3) Bhavaprītā, loved by the universe; 4) Bhavānī, the abode of the universe; 5) Bhavamocanī, the absolver of the...

Sep24

The Essence of Durga Puja

Posted on Sep 24 by

The greatest of Hindu festival Durgapuja is celebrated in the month of Ashwin. People all over the world, especially bengalis celebrate the occasion of Durga Puja rituals across...

May16

Durga Pujo Schedule 2013

Posted on May 16 by

This year pujo starts on 11th of October. Mahalaya : 4th October 2013 (17th Aswin 1420) MahaSasthi : 10th October 2013 (23rd Aswin 1420) MahaSaptami : 11th October 2013 (24th...

Oct04

Mahisasurmardini

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The demolition of mahisasur —–Concept from Sri Sri Chandi. This small note is taken from Sri Sri Chandi. In olden times  there was almost one hundred years of war...

Sep13

Puja Rituals

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Pujo Rituals Worship of God as Mother has evolved from historic ages, the RikVeda has defined the power and symbolize the Devi form. The Chandi is referred to as the best script...

Sep02

NaboPatrika and the forms of Devi Dura

Posted on Sep 2 by

    It says “Behind every successful man there is a woman” – nothing new for Hindu Civilisation which has a eternal flavour of worshipping women power – Mother...

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