Walking through the history of Tagores

Being a Bengali girl, the first story I learnt back my childhood was ‘sohoj path’, the ‘kumor parar gorur gari’ was the first line I went through back my golden days. The only name I was fond of was Rabindranath Tagore. While growing up in North Kolkata, Tagore’s ancestral house was just five minutes away…

Glory of Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, the name itself is enough to describe world’s most authentic creator, Nobel winner and what a humankind, I find myself such unlucky that I haven’t seen him in my eyes. He is an inspiration to live, he is true admirer to live best life, when it comes to pen dwon some thoughts on…

এসো মা লক্ষ্মী বস ঘরে।

ধন ও সৌভাগ্যের দেবী মা লক্ষ্মী, বাঙালির ঘরে ঘরে এনি পুঁজিতা হন দেবী পক্ষের শেষের এই পূর্ণিমাটিতে। লক্ষ্মীপূজো গৃহস্থের পূজো, যে রাতে পূজো হয়, সেটি কোজাগরী পূর্ণিমা।লক্ষ্মীমায়ের আরাধনায় সেজে ওঠে বাঙালি হিন্দুদের গৃহকোন, মঙ্গলঘট, ধানের ছড়ার সঙ্গে গৃহস্থের আঙিনায় শোভা পায় চালের গুঁড়োর আল্পনায় লক্ষ্মীর ছাপ।লক্ষ্মীপূজোর ভোগ বলতেই মনে আসে নাড়ু, খিচুড়ি, লাবড়া তো থাকেই,…

Pujo Porikrama -North Kolkata

Durga puja is actually a celebration of life, come to the first few weeks of September-October, the heart of every bong thumps faster, it is nothing but in anticipation of homecoming of ma Durga. This year my pandal hopping started with my parar pujo  Satadal. Being a North Kolkatan, its my first priority to go…

Mahalaya – Bajlo tomar alor benu…

Eight decades on, Bengali’s still continue to tune into the authentic voice of ‘Birendra Krishna Bhadra’. Mahishasura Mardini, will emanate from every Bengali house across the country on the holy occasion of Mahalaya. Drenched in early morning wows, sun rises with the sonorous voice of Bhadra with a heart-piercing melody. The voice still rules the…

পূজো আসছে..

পূজো আসছে, এই আসার আশ্চর্য আশ্বাস গোটা জাতিটাকে মাতিয়ে রেখেছে, বছর ঘুরিয়ে যখন পূজো পুনরায় আমাদের আকাক্ষ্মার দোরগোড়ায় উপস্থিত, তখন সারা বিশ্বের বাঙালি প্রহর গুনে অতি মধুর টানে, অতি মধুর স্মৃতিছায়ায়। হাতে যখন আর মাত্র ২৫ দিনের সুমধুর অপেক্ষা, তখন বাঙালির মন যেন বসতেই চায় না, পূজোর শঙ্খধ্বনির শব্দে, ঢাকের বাদ‍্যির আনন্দে মন হয়ে ওঠে…

Happy Birthday Mystery Queen- Agatha Christie

Wishing this extraordinary woman a wonderful 128th birthday, who left us a legacy of novels and iconic characters. What Christie gave the mystery genre was a foundation of plots and stories, twists and turns with magnificent portray of thrilling significance. During her time, Christie was the World’s best- selling author with her wanderlust novel ideologies…

Being an Artist

The truly wonderful thing about being a painter, writer is escaping the self! I paint for myself, I paint to express my mindset, I paint to touch the light of paper and watch the canvas explode. People quite often asks artists where they get their ideas from, my answer is wondering through dark deep tunnel,…

Teacher’s Day Celebration with Mio Amore

The role of teachers in everyone’s life is great as they are the only visual source of knowledge for their students.They helps us to improve our knowledge, skill level, confidence as well as they shape us in the right shape to get success. So, we too have some responsibilities towards our loyal teachers. We all…

Street Fashion at New Market

Its something we do every day, wear clothes! So, it obviously makes sense that we all have few clothing tips for our comfort and luxury. Fashion in the world of today’s generation, isn’t just bounded in the upper class of celebrities. We, the very commoner also gets influenced by their style statements and variety of…

Book Launch of “Woman and her muse” by Lopamudra Banerjee

  A day to remember, an evening to cherish forever. Yes, 25th August, Saturday was absolutely the best date in the calendar, and I just couldn’t leave my diary pages behind without writing few glorious words about this mesmerising evening. Getting an invitation from the author herself, I feel privileged enough to attend such wonderful…

Street food at North Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most cultural capital of India, is surely a heaven for foodies and mainly for the Bengali people with sweet tooth. Adding an extra spice to the food lovers, North Kolkata is definitely the hub for spicy as well as sweet dishes, which provides the pleasure of mouth watering flavours to enhance…

Local Art of Kumartuli

Ask a fellow Bengali, “What is so special about Durga Puja?” He will laugh out and would obviously ask you back- “What is not special about this puja?” Yes, its surely the best, we, Bengali are welcoming Maa Durga with excitement and nostalgic memories to commence once again. And when the Durga puja is few…

Happy Birthday Potter

Happy Birthday Harry, the boy who lived, you offered us numerous childhood fantasies and still in the world of injustice and inhumanity, thanks for making us believe that the magic of humanity still exists. Dear Harry, Since the day I saw you for the first time, my world has turned magical. I wish I had…

Ripped jeans for Women

  It’s something we do every day — wear clothes! So, it somehow makes sense that we all have a few clothing tips and tricks up our sleeve. Fashion in the world of today is not meant for just celebrities, we, the commoner also get influenced by a variety of ranges of fashion statements day…

Being a Dreamer..

Yes, I spend half of my time imagining all the things I would love to do. I’ve had millions of stars in my eyes since childhood and my dreams of aspiration never died due to my originality. If someone asks me, “Why dreams?”, my answer will be “Why not?” Something enhances my quality of thinking,…

Career Graph

Parents always serve as a major influence in their children’s career making opinion. They are surely protective about the career of children as choosing different career opportunities may lead the future success. Choosing a career is an extremely important which may have particular impacts whether positive or negative in their following future. Parents always can…

Exploring Ray beyond words.

Satyajit Ray, the legendary name is worthy enough in the world of filmmaking history. A writer, a filmmaker, a music director and an illustrator, Ray definitely was a genius. The Oscar nominated director is absolutely known as one of the pioneers of Indian Cinema, but for me, Ray was someone who portrayed millions dimensions to his…

Being myself is what got me to where I am.- Jeff Hardy

Whenever someone asks me to choose between parties and sleepover, I am always crystal clear about my choice of specific class, that goes to a long sleepover in my bed, beside the window of hope with a favourite book in my hand. I truly believe in being myself, no matter what people around me treats,…