Durga Puja – Festival of Joy

Travelling through almost 12 years through the lanes of Kolkata during the puja I have captured the golden culture and tradition of Durga puja.....My salutations to all artist who have made this unique forms keeping in mind our spiritual Aesthetics of hindu mythology.

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All photographs are taken by Sayan Biswas...Plz do share but request not to use anywhere without permission...if you like or want to use any photos just drop me a mail through the contact form with give you the rights with valid reason....Thanks for visiting Sharadotsav.com

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BALARAM DEY STREET — DUTTA BARIR DURGA PUJO

By |October 19th, 2016|Blog|

BALARAM DEY STREET — DUTTA BARIR DURGA PUJO Shri Shyamal Dhon Dutta ( Solicitor High Court) who hails from Hath Khola Dutta Bari inaugarated this puja in the year 1882 and till date the 6th descendent of the family is [...]

Devi form in Puran

By |October 15th, 2016|Blog|

Devi form in Puran : Hindu  mythology includes several reasons of Durga's origin. She is known to arise from Visnu as the power that makes him sleep or as his power. In the Visnu-purana Visnu has marked Devi to help delude [...]

Manifestations, devi durga, Chandi, Mahisasur, Puran

By |June 12th, 2016|Blog, Durga|

Manifestations of devi durga : Durga is the form of Sati-Parvati-Uma. The godees who killed the asuras to save the heaven and earth is Devi Chandika. From the Vedas we see Goddess Aditi is the main divine power worshipped. From [...]

The history of Puran

By |May 26th, 2016|Blog, Durga|

The history of Puran: The Skanda Purana tells us that the name of Durga is given to the goddess Parvati, consort of Siva, when she kills the demon Durga. A myth from the Devi Mahatmya, however, states that the Goddess has [...]

Nine forms of devi Durga

By |May 21st, 2016|Blog, Durga|

Nine forms of devi Durga :nine forms, devi durga, Navaratri In Devi Mahatmaya - Devi durga hails the power of the world, she maintains cosmic stability. She is Sakambhari . She is the creator of all living beings. As a [...]

Significance of Chandi

By |May 15th, 2016|Blog, Durga|

Significance of Chandi 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 [...]

Durga puja a social festival

By |April 30th, 2016|Blog, Durga|

Durga puja a social festival of the Hindus. The festival of Durga Puja starts with Mahalaya, in Aswin. Prayers are offered to their ancestors at the river banks, a ritual called Tarpan. The inauguration of the Goddess idol starts on [...]

The story of Devi Durga

By |April 30th, 2016|Blog, Durga|

The story of Devi Durga as depicted in the Devimahatmyam or Chandi, a part of the MarkandeyaPurana which is recited during the Durga Puja, is a spiritual metaphor for liberation by eliminating evil forces. However, the task becomes increasingly challenging [...]

The spiritual form of devi

By |April 23rd, 2016|Blog, Durga|

The spiritual form of devi durga is Yogmaya and her external form is Mahamaya. The Narad Puran states many incarnations of her forms, She is Uma, Gitija, Ambika to name a few.She is beautiful in her form as Lalita, Parvati, [...]

The essence of Markandeya Puran

By |April 22nd, 2016|Blog, Durga|

The essence of Markandeya Puran The Markandeya Puran is been authored by Rishi Markandeya, a great sage said to have been blessed with an eternal life. Markandeya tells that Brahma is the cause and effect of everything in the world. [...]