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11 08, 2018

Best of Durga Puja Kolkata 2008-2017

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Last 10 years have been a great journey of Amarpujo to witness some of the best artwork which I shall try to portray here. This list will continue and my admiration and respect to all the artist and all artisans of Kumartuli for making this happen for all the masterpiece work. Wishes to all the [...]

9 08, 2018

Durga Shakti

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Devi Durga is worshipped throughout India in various forms and known by an incredibly extensive list of names. These names and representations will be explored here, along with the myths which surround the Goddess. Associated with the gods of the Hindu pantheon she is an unstoppable force known for slaying demons and spurring the gods into action. There are early [...]

6 08, 2018

Forms of Devi Durga

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Durga, the most highly worshipped goddess of Indian masses held in alike reverence in all sectarian lines, even Buddhist and Jain, in her form as Durga or in one of her many transforms - the ferocious Tara of Buddhists or the nurturing mother Ambika of Jains, is the ultimate of divine power capable of eradicating [...]

6 08, 2018

Manifestations of Sri Sri Chandi

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In the symbolism of Devi Mahatmyam, the Devi is obviously the Supreme Being, whereas Vishnu and Shiva symbolise prana shakti and gnana shakti. The beautiful and auspicious Kaushiki form of the Goddess is all Sattva. Unlike the slayer of Mahishasura who is form of the divine anger or divine rajas of all the gods, Kaushiki is [...]

31 07, 2018

The Onset of Durgapuja 2018

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8 10, 2017

Mythological forms of Devi Durga

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Mythological forms of Devi Durga : According to many Rishis who have visualized Devi Durga in many forms and so in our scriptures the form of Devi durga is enormous. Hindu Scriptures believe in the forms like : Mahismardini Durga, Nava Durga, Aparajita Durga, Bono Durga, Nishtarini Durga, Annapurna Durga, Jagaddhatri Durga and many more [...]

5 10, 2017

North Kolkata Puja 2017-Part2

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Tala Barowari, Tala Prattay, Ultadanga Pallysree, Telengabagan Tala Barowari : Artist Subrata Banerjee Concept The Mechanical Future. Ultandanga Pallysree : Theme 'The lost Sky of cityscape'  by Shri Purnendu Dey ....Traditional devi form by Sri Ardhendu Dey. Telenga Bagan : Still we see the Child Labour around [...]

30 09, 2017

South Kolkata Puja 2017-Part4-exclusive theme

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Chetla Agrani, Abasar, Bakulbagan, Naktala Udayan Bakul Bagan Sarbojonin : The Concept for this year is Akla Phera by artist Bimal Samanta .....the artist used Bamboo from Assam. Devi idol is unique and beautiful created by Arun Pal. Light by Pinaki Guha. Chetla Agrani : Artist Bhabotosh Sutar has a masterpiece [...]

29 09, 2017

South Kolkata Puja 2017-Part3

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Ajeyo Sanhati, 41 Pally, Notun Dal, Behala Friends Ajeyo Sanhati : The Concept for this year is Shankti Rupeno by artist Bimal Samanta .....the artist used scrap metal, old iron metal installation create a mesmerizing look. Devi idol is unique and beautiful created by Siddhartha Pal. Light by Premendu Bikash Chaki. [...]

26 09, 2017

North Kolkata Puja 2017-Part1

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Nalini Sarkar St., Hathibagan, Kashibose Lane Kumartuli Sarbojonin 2017 Kashi Bose Lane : The Concept for this year is Sound .....Celebrating 80th year. The thoughts and concept art is created by Artist Pradip Das. The Idol is created by Pintu Sikdar. The atmosphere is unique you will see a concert as soon as you [...]

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