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A Festival of Joy, happiness and culture throughout Bengal and India.

A glimpse through Hindu Mythology

The glory of Durga is known from the ancient treatise of Markandeyo Purana. It is known as Devi Mahatmyam or Durga Saptasati and was written in 700 slokas. Devi Durga was generated and empowered by the unification process of all the power of the gods and destroyed the demons who had dislodged them from their divine abode.

  • The Puja Onsets on the Mahalaya when Devi Paksha starts
  • Four days festival is created with glory and worship of Devi Durga
  • The traditional form of durga worshipped is in line with the representation of the goddess and her iconography in the scriptures.
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Durga Pujo 2016

October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Devi Durga comes every year to visit her home...this is the ritual and belief Hindu [...]


October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

BALARAM DEY STREET — DUTTA BARIR DURGA PUJO Shri Shyamal Dhon Dutta ( Solicitor High [...]

Devi form in Puran

October 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Devi form in Puran : Hindu  mythology includes several reasons of Durga's origin. She is [...]

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The Significance of Chandi

  • Initial worship of clay images of Durga to the late 1500 century AD with the the landlords and zamindars of Dinajpur and Malda. Bhabananda Mazumdar of Nadiya is also known to have first started the Saradiyo or autumn Durga puja in Bengal in 1606.
  • As we know Durga is worshipped with her four children Kartikeya, Ganesa, Laxmi and Saraswati and the clay image that represents all the four children, along with Durga, atop her vahana or carrier the lion and the asura Mahisasura near her left foot, under one structure is known as ek-chala.
  • Devi Chandi is also the image of the eternal mother who in her different forms killed various demons like Mahishasur, Shumbh & Nishumbh, Raktabeej, Chando, Mundo, Dhumrolochana and their army and saved the Devas from destruction. Chandi is Durga at her most terrifying image, there is nothing that can be victorious against it. It is said that these slokas are powerful Mantras against all evils.
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A brief insight of the durga puja celebration in Kolkata, an introduction to the culture and tradition

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