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What is Durga Puja?
The Mythology
Why is Durga Puja Called Akal Bodhon ?

by Dhriti Basu Mallik

Durga Puja of Bonedi Families at Kolkata
Author : Amitabha Gupta

Mahishasurmardini on Bengal Terracotta
Mahishasurmardini on Bengal Terracotta
by Rangan Dutta

by Shouvik Basak

Berhampore, Lalbagh,  Raghunathganj, Jangipur
by Nilkantha

Kumortuli 2010
by Rangan Datta

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Devi Durga
is perhaps, is the most widely worshipped aspect of Sakti. An entire Purana, the Devibhagavatam, has been dedicated to her. Another work, more well-known than the Devibhagavatam, Read Article


Durga Puja - The Festival
Take the name of Durga Puja and it will bring a smile onto the face of every Bengali. It is a festival of singing, dancing, sweets & gaiety. Nowadays many cultural organizations organize Durga Puja celebrations in countries like United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France,among others. It is celebrated in autumn every year generally in September or October. Read Article

Navratri is a Hindu festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning 'nine' and ratri meaning 'nights'. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped. The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are two very important period of climatic and solar influence.
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Of  all the forms of the Hindu gods and goddess  the form of Kali is perhaps  the most puzzling to the modern mind. She is in the form of a dark nude woman wearing an apron of human hands , a garland of human heads adorning her neck and chest. Read Article




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