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Themes galore for Lakshmi in Khalna

  When Kolkata is done with its themes, lights and grand immersion carnival for Durga Puja, a non-descript village in Howrah district’s Amta subdivision wakes...

Shiva accompanies Durga on her annual homecoming

Durga is the daughter, Shiva the son-in-law. This belief is behind Serampore’s Pyne family's nearly 400 year old Durga Puja. The children, of course,...

Malda’s goddess – Johura Kali

The sanctum sanctorum is enough to accommodate not more than 10 people at a time. The spillover outside the temple is far larger on...

Gandheswari – The Goddess of Fragrance Merchants

It’s a queer corner to have a place of worship. A narrow passage between the temple and the wall of the Gandhabanik Mahasabha Chhatrabas,...

Bird-lover by nature

  She is not an ornithologist, neither is she associated with any bird-lovers’  group. She has no formal training for treating injured fledglings. Yet Pratima...

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...

Pancham Dol at Bally Rash Bari

  The colours are still fresh and people are still recalling their experience of playing with colours on Dol Jatra this year. The selfies are...

Chapal Rani’s fight for roots

After an arduous court battle that lasted for 12 years, justice was done in a Howrah court to jatra artiste and Bangla Akademi Award...

The Kali that Bamakhyapa installed

  Sadhak Bamakhyapa had visited this house to install the deity. Amulyadhan Mukhopadhyay was a very dear disciple of the guru and had expressed his...

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...

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