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Durga Puja 2019: Sindoor Khela and other Dashami rituals

Want to know what happens on Dashami -- the last day of Durga Puja? Read on.

Maha Navami 2019: Durga Navami Date, Puja Vidhi, Timings, Significance and Importance

Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2019 Date, Puja Vidhi, Timings: On this day, the Goddess is worshipped and celebrated as 'Mahisasuramardini', meaning the slayer of the buffalo demon Mahishasura.


Durga Puja 2019: From Shashthi to Vijayadashami; Here's everything you need to know

If you are looking to participate in this year's festivities, little knowledge will do you no good. You, therefore, need a day-wise breakup of the festival.

Durga Navami 2019 Date: When is Navami in 2019?

Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2019 Date in India: Maha Navami falls on the ninth and last day of the Navratri festival.

Durga Ashtami 2019 Date: When is Maha Durgashtami in 2019 India?

Navratri 2019, Durga Ashtami 2019 (Maha Ashtami) Date in India: The third day of Durga Puja is Mahashtami, also known as Maha Durgashtami. This year, the Maha Ashtami date falls on October 6, which is a Sunday.

Durga Puja pandal in Ghaziabad chronicles 100-year journey of Bengali cinema

The pandal, which looks like an old cineplex building from outside, has been created by a Kolkata-based artist Taposh Maity and his team comprising of nearly 20 artisans.


No, Kumartuli’s Durga idols are not always made by men

The art of clay idol-making in Kolkata is more than 250 years old and it has traditionally centred around Kumartuli, a neighbourhood named after the artisans who live there.

Gods in the making: Meet the idol makers of Delhi's CR Park

For the next few months, these idol makers would find themselves a home in the capital, and dedicate themselves to the services of various deities.

Chalchitra & Patachitra – the fading art forms which form the backdrop of Durga Puja

The Durga Puja pandals and idols would be incomplete without the handiwork of Patachitra & Chalachitra artisans.

Durga Puja: Probashi (expat) Bengalis have ensured that they don’t miss a beat of the Durga Puja

Bengalis living outside Bengal celebrate Durga Puja with the same pomp and bonhomie as back home.

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

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

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