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15 10, 2018

Durga Puja 2018 Behala Area

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SB Park Thakurpukur 2018 presents 'Agni Suddhi' By Partha Dasgupta. An unique world build by Partha Da with bricks and 'pora mati" clay burned in furnace. Eventually the bricks essemble the time, place and occurrence of Durga Puja through Durga name. Devi Bhagawati is sitted in Padmasan. Below is a glimpse of this masterpiece. [...]

10 10, 2018

Durga Puja 2018 Kolkata Part1

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The onset of DurgaPuja 2018 in Kolkata has began. Its time to rejuvenate our spirit. The first visit was at Sreebhumi Sporting Club. Here the pandal is an unique artwork. Its a palace mimicked as the palace of Rani Padmavati. Traditional devi form with beautiful ornaments. Hindusthan Park is [...]

28 09, 2018

Durga Temples in India

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Some of the Durga Temples in India : Vaishno Devi Temple In Jammu & Kashmir Chamunda Devi Temple, Himachal Pradesh Amba Mata Temple, Gujarat Karni Mata Temple, Rajasthan Chamundeshwari Temple, Karnataka Naina Devi Temple, Uttarakhand Kanaka Durga, Andhra Pradesh Shree Durga Parameshwari Temple, Kateel, Karnataka Durga Temple, Varanasi Banshankari Temple, Karnataka Jwala Devi Kamakhaya Temple, [...]

21 09, 2018

Durga Puja 2018 Kolkata Theme and Artist

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Naktala Udayan Sangha Theme: Kal Samaya Artist: Susanta Pal ------------------------------- Thakurpukur SB Park Theme : Agnisuddhi Artist : Partho Dasgupta -------------------------------- Tridhara Sammilani Theme : Prakriti Ratane Sajhabo Jotone Concept and Artist : Gourango Kuila ------------------------------- Behala Club Sarbojonin -Theme : Bangla Amar Matri Bhasha Overall concept and direction : Tanmoy Chakrabortry Idol Artist: Soumen [...]

16 09, 2018

Durga Puja Schedules 2018

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Durga Puja calendar of 2018: Mahalaya – 8 October 2018 (Monday) Maha Panchami – 14 October 2018 (Sunday) Maha Sashti – 15 October 2018 (Monday) Maha Saptami – 16 October 2018 (Tuesday) Maha Ashtami – 17 October 2018 (Wednesday) Maha Navami – 18 October 2018 (Thursday) Bijaya Dashami – 19 October 2018 (Friday)

14 09, 2018

Durga Puja Photo Story

By |September 14th, 2018|Durgapujo Diaries|Comments Off on Durga Puja Photo Story

I truly believe Durga puja is the festival of home coming. So where ever we are we try to come to our roots to celebrate the festival. Our parents and families eagerly await this time of the year. Its the sentiment of the Bengali's. In fact people residing outside India also celebrate these autumn festival [...]

14 09, 2018

The Durga puja in autumn was only possible because of Lord Rama

By |September 14th, 2018|Durgapujo Diaries|Comments Off on The Durga puja in autumn was only possible because of Lord Rama

Durga Puja is the celebration of the end of the war with Mahishasur at the hands of Goddess Durga. Mythology says, Devi formed by the Gods Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara, and given the powers of ten hands and special weapons, Goddess Durga had battled Mahishasur for nine days and finally killed him on the tenth [...]

13 09, 2018

Flashback of 10 years ago

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          The thought of creating Amarpujo was a long one over the years i use to travel across the city and see the majestic artwork and devi forms. It was 10 years back I had the thought to showcase the artwork and culture that is the root of Bengal. [...]

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

By |August 9th, 2018|Pujo2018|Comments Off on Durga Shakti

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 [...]