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Simplicity in the age of grandeur

In an age of larger than life themes, elaborate lights and decorative pandals, simplicity has lost its place. Far from the city,...
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A different immersion experience at Taki

A ride on the Icchamoti The wavy waters of Icchamoti bring an unusual restlessness to the mind. Reality...

A temple for Lakshmi

Sribati village Sribati, a small village near Katwa in Burdwan, dotted with picturesque  terracotta temples, was also the seat of...
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Durga Puja at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Malda

The idol at RKM Malda There is no dearth of club pujas in Malda...

The Saha’s Durga

The Mokdumpur Sahapara Durga Puja is estimated to be more than 300 years old. It has its origins at Sahapur in  Old Malda...

Gunshots and canonshots to arouse the Devi

A step into the Jorasanko Daw Bari immediately transports a visitor back in time. Standing at the small but cosy thakurdalan vividly...

Puja for over 400 years at Hutom’s house

The old thakurdalan where puja is held Baksha is a quiet hamlet neighbouring the popular village of Janai in...

Pre-wedding shoots with Durga

    It’s said that marriages are made in Heaven. But nowadays, they are being made at some of the prominent locations of the city. Weddings...

Banned Chinese Manja on hot demand among kite-fliers

Five months ago, a young man riding his motorbike on the Maa flyover suffered serious injury when a kite string slit his throat. Saikat...

Calcutta – Frozen in Time and Frame

  Calcutta in late 19th and early 20th century was a reality far from the present. Today, to any Calcuttan, it will seem like a...

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Power, Peace and Prosperity reside together at Kumartuli

Artisans trying to finish Kali idols at Kumartuli The mood drastically changes at Kumartuli once Lakshmi Puja ends....

Durga Puja Carnival – The Ground Reality

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