Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

durga puja celebrations


West Bengal's Durga Puja carnival returns after two-year hiatus; know more about it

October 09, 2022 1:25 pm

The carnival has been organised since 2016. In December 2021, the biggest festival in West Bengal got a heritage tag by the UN, which added it to the ‘Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ list

Durga Puja carnival returns to Kolkata’s Red Road after 2 yrs

October 07, 2022 4:06 am

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and dignitaries from foreign embassies, consulates and the UNESCO will be present on the occasion. State Information and Culture Minister Indranil Sen and Chief Secretary Harikrishna Dwivedi held separate preparatory meetings.

Durga Navami 2022: Maha Navami date, puja timings, significance, vidhi, muhurat

October 03, 2022 9:25 am

Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2022 date, puja timings: According to Drik Panchang, the Navami tithi begins at 04.37 pm on October 3 and ends at 02.20 pm on October 4

Happy Durga Ashtami 2022: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Photos, Status, Wallpaper, Messages, and Greetings

October 03, 2022 9:41 am

Happy Durga Ashtami 2022 (Maha Ashtami) Wishes Images, Photos, Quotes, Messages, Status: On Durga Ashtami, people observe fast and pray to Goddess Durga for good health, prosperity, and happiness while performing the Astra Puja

What makes the Durga Pujas of rural and suburban Bengal different from their Kolkata counterparts

October 02, 2022 2:56 pm

An ode to seasonal harvest and a deep sense of community mark the less ostentatious celebrations of the festival outside of the state capital

What 12 men did three centuries ago to make Durga Puja accessible to all

October 07, 2022 1:04 pm

As Unesco recognises Kolkata’s Durga Puja in its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, a look at where it all began in the oldest town in West Bengal, Guptipara

Durga Ashtami 2022 Date: When is Maha Ashtami in 2022?

September 30, 2022 11:40 am

Navratri Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) 2022 Date in India: This year, Maha Ashtami falls on Monday, October 3. According to Drik Panchang, the Ashtami tithi begins at 06.47 pm on October 2 and ends at 04.37 pm on October 3

Durga Puja 2022: From a pandal honouring singer KK, to one dedicated to pets; check out these themes

September 30, 2022 7:50 pm

The grandeur of the annual festival can be best understood in these pictures

Tucked away in the heart of Kolkata’s Cossipore area lies the city's oldest Durga Temple

October 02, 2022 4:13 pm

The Chitteswari Durga idol, built of wood, is more of a folk version of the Goddess

Durga Puja 2022: Date, Puja Timings, History, Significance and Importance

September 29, 2022 7:46 pm

Durga Puja 2022 date, puja timings: This year, Durga Puja begins on October 1 with Shashti. Saptami falls on October 2, Ashtami on October 3, Navami on October 4, and finally, Vijaydashami on October 5


Durga Puja 2021: Dhakis drum their way to Kolkata for the festivities

October 11, 2021 5:41 pm

Durga Puja celebrations are made more fun and interesting with the presence of dhakis, who come from the rural, semi-urban corners of West Bengal, and take part in the budgeted celebrations in Kolkata and many other cities.

Durga Puja 2021: A look at the preparations ahead of the festival

October 06, 2021 9:00 pm

Durga Puja is one of the biggest Hindu festivals in the country. With days left for the festival, here's how preparations are underway

Durga Puja 2017: Beautiful photos of 'Sindoor Khela' celebrations in Kolkata

September 30, 2017 7:54 pm

On Vijayadashami, the last day of Durga Puja, married women celebrate their status of being married by playing with sindoor or vermillion. Here are a few pictures of the ritual.

India celebrates Vijaya Dashami

October 03, 2014 4:09 pm

People continue to celebrate Durga Puja across India on the last day of the festival.