Oct

15

Durga Puja is the grandest festival of the Bengalis and it commemorates the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon, Mahisasur. The preparations for this festival begins well in advance and the tradition of wearing new clothes and refurbishing the homes are still practiced. In other parts of India, this festival is also known as […]

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Sep

29

At this time of the year you and your family get together to celebrate the most awaited festive season, which is Durga Puja. During this period in Kolkata, family members and friends come together and enjoy themselves with good food, a joyful atmosphere visiting the pandals. It is also celebrated by exchanging gifts. Due to […]

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Sep

18

Navratri is one of the biggest festivals in India and is dedicated in honor of Goddess Durga, the Hindu deity who embodies female power. This occasion, which goes on for nine days and ten nights, sees people from all walks of life celebrating their relationship with one another through gifts and flowers. These days, online […]

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Sep

15

Folks, it is that time of the year again! The festive season has rolled in and it is now time to get the house tidied up, arrange the puja thalis, brush off the moth balls from the red-bordered sarees and chaniya cholis and perfect those garba or dhunichi dance moves. While, the current days of […]

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Oct

07

With the global mass heading towards monoculture, West Bengal, initially the land of Bengalis has undergone changes too. With more and more people all over the country migrating to the state, the population here is diversified leading to a variety of festivals being celebrated all over the year.   Starting with the Poila Boishakh in […]

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Sep

27

Durga Puja is undoubtedly the biggest celebration in Bengal, and even all over th country- albeit with some subtle differences. This auspicious time of the year brings together people of different social strata together. Harmony is the keyword at this time of the year as Indians celebrate this special occasion with gusto.   The auspicious […]

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Sep

24

Durga Puja is undoubtedly one of the biggest celebrations in India. It is imperative to say that it also brings with it a sense of spirituality. It is the occasion where people of all ages come together in the celebration of power and harmony. Gifting your near and dear ones during Puja is sort of […]

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