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1 07, 2017

Devi- A Mythological Story

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The Skanda Purana indicates that the name of Durga is given to the goddess Parvati, consort of Siva, when she kills the Asura Durga. A myth from the Devi Mahatmya, however, states that the Goddess acquires this name when she kills the demon Durgama. Her qualities as a goddess are denoted by her names as [...]

1 07, 2017

Durga Puja – 2017 -The onset

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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, gave her a thunderbolt, [...]

19 11, 2016

The inner thoughts of Durga Puja Rituals

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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 [...]

11 11, 2016

Jagaddhatri Puja Chandannagar & Krishnanagar 2016

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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 [...]

5 11, 2016

Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata 2016

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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 [...]

5 11, 2016

Durga Puja Celebration Kolkata

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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, [...]

24 10, 2016

Mythological incarnations of Durga

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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, [...]

23 10, 2016

Pandal and Artwork 2016

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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.

16 10, 2016

Durga Puja 2016 celebration

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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 [...]

16 10, 2016

Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming

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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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