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Mythological forms of Devi Durga

By |October 8th, 2017|

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 [...]

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The inner thoughts of Durga Puja Rituals

By |November 19th, 2016|

The inner thoughts of Durga Puja Rituals : To refine our spirit we eventually perform various religious festival which have become integral part of our life style. Hinduism is illustrated with Gods and Goddess and their existence have cast a spell in our hazardous lifestyle from ages. Now I am not here to justify the [...]

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Jagaddhatri Puja Chandannagar & Krishnanagar 2016

By |November 11th, 2016|

Jagaddhatri Puja Chandannagar & Krishnanagar 2016 As the Name Jagaddhatri mean one who hails the world. According to puran Devi Jagaddhatri is an incarnation of Devi Durga. But rides on lion and has four hands. She is beleived to demolish Karindrasur who is seen in the form of elephant below her foot. After the defeat [...]

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Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata 2016

By |November 5th, 2016|

Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata 2016 : The Devi-Mahatmya in the Markandeya Purana, a fifth-sixth century text (though with his presence on many occasions alluded to in the Mahabharata the date of sage Markandeya seems to be much earlier; maybe, Markandeya was the common appellation of the sages in the line, not the name of an [...]

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Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata

By |November 5th, 2016|

Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata The gods gifted Durga with their weapons and divine objects to help her in her battle with the Mahishasura. Lord Shiva gave her a trident while Lord Vishnu gave her a disc. Varuna, gave her a conch and noose, and Agni gave her a spear. From Vayu, she received arrows. Indra, [...]

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Mythological incarnations of Durga

By |October 24th, 2016|

Mythological incarnations of Durga : The term 'Durga' reflects in our mind of ten armed lion-riding divine goddess that on one hand is possessed of rare beauty an, and on the other, carries in her hands various weapons of war. The Puranic tradition inclines to tell Durga as just one of the names of Devi, [...]

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Pandal and Artwork 2016

By |October 23rd, 2016|

Pandal and Artwork 2016 : Unique artwork created of the various pandals, lights of the pujas in Kolkata. The artwork features various materials used. A big salute to all the artist and artisans involved in the mega festival of Durga puja.

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Durga Puja 2016 celebration

By |October 16th, 2016|

An insight of celebration of durga puja in Kolkata. Some of the unique artistic creation is seen. The festive season is in the air. It marks the start of Akalbodhan. Durga is perhaps the most widely worshiped deity of Shakti. Maa Durga's divine characterization include entire Devibhagavatham is dedicated to her. Durga means one who is [...]

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Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming

By |October 16th, 2016|

Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming : Throughout the year we await the worship of Devi Durga. In Hindu Mythology Devi is said to visit her home during the 4 days, the tradition continues when Sri Ramchandra created the Akalbodhan (untime awakening) of devi Chandi to defeat of Ravan. The win of good over [...]

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Bonedi Barir Pujo in Kolkata

By |October 14th, 2016|

Bonedi Barir Pujo in Kolkata still maintains a blend of rich culture and tradition still today. With Sarbarna Roy Choudhury Puja over 400 years most of the puja have crossed average 100 years and plus still going on. Devi Uma is their daughter who comes home once in a year. I have been visiting some of [...]

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