A day when 8.5 crore souls attained liberation from the holiest of holy places - Shri Shatrunjay Giriraj. Know how devotees continue to celebrate this day till date.
Away from the urban jungle, surrounded by divinity I spent 50+ days in the lap of nature's bounty and experienced the divinity that re-introduced me to the divinity that lived within me - hear my soul's soliloquy.
The interiors emanate a sense of peace. Right in the middle of the artificial water body, under the striking roof is Maa Durga’s idol. The entire arena is surrounded by 1000s of earthen pots. A mechanism beautifully synchronizes the movement of different elements. Know about Naktala's award winning Pujo Pandal.
Being at Suruchi Sangha feels like being at home. The décor exudes warmth and the walls seem to narrate many stories about moments that a family shares and about how it comes together to celebrate a grand occasion.
If you want to experience the raw Calcutta that is untouched by the impact of high-end gadgets and technology, this is the place to be!
A mesmerizing Pujo pandal with an important message to convey, Tridhara will make you pause for a while as you let the charm amaze you in more ways than one.
From the joy of 'Maa Ashche' to the contentment experienced at the very first sight of you - 'Maa Esheche' Durga Puja is an emotion that binds the city's many different facets.
Each one of us begin with our days with different sets of ordeals and opportunities. Each one of us, though similar, have many significant differences. What is the cause for such stark differences?
The roller-coaster ride that it was, the challenge had it's own share of ups and downs but on the last day, I was only filled with joy to have successfully complete the challenge.
At Burrabazar, Kamal owns a humble stall full of beautiful bangles. I visited his stall to buy bangles for the upcoming wedding of my cousin. While in Jaipur and Hyderabad, it is common to find dedicated bangle markets, in Kolkata there aren't many options. The busy street next to Satyanarayan A.C. Market is one option... Continue Reading →