A whole new emotion for Durga Puja 2020

Durga Puja has been an emotional sentiment to every single Bengali around the globe, Durga Puja revolves around celebrating the cultural and aesthetic tradition of Bengal. But this year we have celebrated Durga Puja in a very different way, attached with some throwback emotions during Puja, we tried to be safe as well due to…

Subho Bijaya

After a long week of fun and enjoyment today is the last day of durga puja. With the departure of ma durga, its very emotional moment for every Bengali who bid adieu to debi and wait for another one year for her ‘Agomon’. In Bengali tradition, the meaning of the term Bijoya, means Victory in…

Durga Puja- an emotion full of colors and tradition

Celebrated in the autumn season in Kolkata, Durga Puja spans over 10 days filled with packed elaborate rituals. You can find a stunning display of creativity and art in the form of themed pandals. It is nearly impossible to pen down the excitement of Durga Puja in Bengal. When someone asks me “What is so…

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…

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…

Pandal Hopping with me. South Calcutta

MUDIALI CLUB :KALIGHAT   Tridhara Sammelani : 66Palli:Kalighat: Badamtala Ashar Sangha :Kalighat : Mudiali Shib Mandir : Haridevpur 41 Pally : Haridevpur Vivekananda Park : Ballygunge Cultural Association : Ekdalia Evergreen : Singhi Park :

Durga Pujo Fever..

The Durga Puja festival epitomizes the victory of Good over Evil. For Bengalis Durga puja marks the time of happy tides as the city gets ready to immerse itself in the festive revelry.  All the families immerse themselves in the five day festival of pandal hopping, food and cultural events.  For these five days, devotees…

Agomoni…..

Ask a fellow Bengali, “What is so special about Durga puja? ” He will laugh and ask you back -“what is not so special about this puja?” Yes, thats how we, Bengali are, welcoming Maa Durga. During Durga Puja at Bengal The Star attractions are the different Barowari Pujas conducted by several clubs and associations….