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FestivalsDurga Puja

Durga Puja is one of the main festivals celebrated by the people of Bengal. On this day Goddess Durga who represents ‘shakti’ or power, kills the demon Mahishasura and thereby reinstates the triumph of good over evil.The celebrations... More...

FestivalsKali Puja

Kali Maa is the ferocious form of Maa Durga and was born from the forehead (brow) of Maa Durga as “Kali Bhoi Nashini” to save the earth and heavens from the cruelty of demons. She is worshipped as Mother Goddess and a symbol of Shakt... More...

FestivalsChhath Puja

Chhath Puja is a festival mainly celebrated in Bihar, dedicated to the sun god. It is a kind of thanksgiving to the sun god or Surya Dev. However Chhath is possibly the only festival in India where the setting sun is worshipped. The sun is thank... More...

FestivalsChaitra Navratri

Not to be confused with Navrati, popular for its Dandiya Raas and Maa Durga celebrations that occur during the months of September - October, Chaitra Navratri is its own, but related festival. 

Chaitra Navratri begins with the s... More...

OthersChhattisgarh

The state of Chhattisgarh was formed on 1st November 2000, with Raipur as its capital, by separating sixteen Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of central state of India, Madhya Pradesh. Chhattisgarh is also bordered by Andhra Pradesh... More...

FestivalsDussehra

The festival of Dussehra celebrated in most parts of the country falls on the 10th day in the month of Ashwin (September/ October) on the Hindu calendar. The nine days of Navratri accompanied by dancing and festivity finally comes to an end on t... More...

DestinationsGuwahati

Renowned as the "Gateway to Northeast India", Guwahati is the capital city of the state of Assam. It is the entry point to the seven north eastern Indian states also called as the "Seven Sisters". The name Guwahati is derived from the areca nut ... More...

DestinationsKodachadri Hills

Kodachadri Hills at an altitude of 1343 m above sea level is situated in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. The famous Adi Mookambika Temple is situated in the Kodachadri Hills and is known to be the seat of Devi Mookambika. The stretch of Kodacha... More...

FestivalsMother's Day

The word MOTHER is one of the most beautiful words. For it signifies a bond better than the best.

Mother's Day is celebrated on the Second Sunday of May every year through out the world. The importance of mothers has not been ... More...

OthersWest Bengal

 

For more general information on West Bengal (Economy, History, Demographics, etc.), please refer to the West Bengal Wiki GuideMore...

DestinationsAbhaneri

The village of Abhaneri is home to an unheralded architectural jewel and one of the most beautiful step wells (Baori) in Rajasthan and India. The correct pronounciation of the village, Abha Nagri meaning "city of brightness" got lost somewhere i... More...

Monuments & TemplesAmber Fort

Located 11km outside of Jaipur, Amber (pronounced “Amer”) was for seven centuries, before the city of Jaipur was constructed in 1727, the capital of the Jaipur State and the stronghold of the Rajputs.  The Abmer Fort & Palac... More...

DestinationsArki

Arki which translates to “Sunny Place” is a hill station in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh at the Himalayan foothills and is close to the popular hill station, Shimla.  The town offers visitors an interest... More...

FestivalsBasant Panchami

Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami is a day dedicated to 'Saraswati', the 'Goddess of learning'. The day is also called as "Sreepanchami". 'Sree' and 'Basanta' are the two words that are significant to the festival. 'Sree' represents beauty and ... More...

OthersBihar

Admittedly, Bihar currently suffers from a reputation of endemic lawlessness and rampant corruption, and is one of India's poorest and most backward States. However, Bihar is a land of great mythological and historical importance with great con... More...

FestivalsBuddha Purnima

Buddha, is one of the greatest spiritual teachers whose message has traveled far and wide and captured the hearts and minds of millions of people all over the world. Buddha Purnima has a three fold significance as it celebrates his birth, death ... More...

DestinationsChamba

The beautiful hill station of Chamba, the ancient capital of Pahari Kings, lies at an altitude of 996 m above sea level and  is situated in the north western part of Himachal Pradesh. The valley of Chamba stands on a plateau on the rig... More...

Monuments & TemplesChampaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park

Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a relative unknown in the traditional tourist circuit, and conferred a World Heritage Site (UNESCO) status in the 2004, is located in Panchmahals District in Gujarat.  The park is a collectio... More...

DestinationsDevbagh

Devbagh is a breathtaking island in Karwar district in Karnataka and just 22 kms south of Goa border. Known for its pristine beach, well accented fine golden sand, casuarinas, azure blue waters and secluded beaches due to lack of mass tourism in... More...

FestivalsDiwali

The five day festival of Diwali meaning ‘row of lights’, is a major festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains in India and Nepal. The festival falls on Amavasya day (new moon day) in the month of Ashwin on the Hindu calendar. Ea... More...

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Completed figures ready for sale for Durga Puja (Kolkata)

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Workers in the crowded quarter of Kolkata devoted to making festival figures for Durga Puja.

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Shaping a female goddess image with the earth material - Durga Puja, Calcutta

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A completed statue of the goddess waiting for the painting effort - Durga Pooja (Calcutta)

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Straw figure used as reinforcement in making the statue - Durga Pooja, Calcutta

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crafting a figure - Durga Pooja, Calcutta

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Proudly displaying his near completed statue of Goddess Kali  in preparation for Durga Pooja

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Durga Puja Durga Puja - Durga Puja preparations in Kolkata

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2,500 large pandals (temporary structures set up to venerate the goddess) are found througout the city - all clamouring for the admiration and praise More...

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Shirdi Temple Shirdi Temple - Layout Map of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple premises

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Layout Map of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple premises

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My notes and guide on Kolkata

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Kolkata or Calcutta, city in eastern India and capital of Bangla State, situated on the banks of the Hugli River (Hooghly)(a tributary of the Ganges River). Kolkata lies about 100 km (about 60 mi) north of the Bay of Bengal and about 70 km (about 45 ... More...

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