Durga Puja, the festival that honours goddess Durga and celebrates her victory over the mythological demon named Mahishasura, kickstarts on Tuesday.Durga is interpreted as an embodiment of feminine power in Indian culture and society. The festival is celebrated with gusto, especially in West Bengal, during the last six days of the Navratri festival. The unique part about this year's Durga Puja is that the ninth and 10th day -- Maha Navami and Dashami -- fall on the same day.Post your favourite ... Rediff.com, 13 hours ago
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Srabanti is a happy soul. For one, the actress, who always wanted to visit the Tirupati Balaji temple, has finally made it. "It's something I've dreamt about, but somehow, it wasn't happening. My mother says that there is something called a ...Times of India, 1 month ago
1 of 7 Dancers dressed in traditional attire pose as they take part in "Garba" dance ahead of Navratri festival in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad . Navratri, held in honour of Hindu Goddess Durga, is celebrated over a period of nine days ...International Business Times India, 11 hours ago Garba, dandiya classes a rage ahead of Navratri Times of India, 1 week ago
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Mysore town lit up for Dasara celebrations Facebook/ Mysore Dasara (Pavan Naidu) All of India celebrates Dussehrawith grand fervour, with different names and traditions. There are the Dasha-hara celebrations in North India wherein the main ...International Business Times India, 12 hours ago Dasara Rangoli contest held Star of Mysore, 4 days ago Parking arrangements for Dasara programmes Star of Mysore, 1 week ago Look out for the Dasara chariot! Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
IANS Get social Click and the lamps light up. Drag the cursor and the garland moves towards the deity. Click on the bells and they ring. Welcome to the world of electronic Durga Puja. Bengalis living outside Bengal and India ...InToday, 14 hours ago
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By Tarun Vijay Prime Minister Narendra Modi achieved an unprecedented America vijay at , trouncing the Mahishasuras of despondency and voices of doom. His biggest victory is over a section of the highly visible and opinionated English speaking ...Economic Times, 15 hours ago
Goddess Durga. During the festival of Navratri, Devi Mahatmayam is often recited. Composed around 400-500 CE, it is the definitive text of the Shakta tradition and one that established the Goddess as the supreme creatrix. The three central ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 day ago
Though Mumbai is way offfrom catching up with the cre ative artistry on display inKolkata, where Jodhpur Park is ditching clay idols for a 3D protima, there is still plenty to see.Probashi bangalis and the gastronomically inclined, take note. Durga ...Mumbai Mirror, 1 day ago
The programme began with a Dandiya. People from all walks of life gathered with their traditional costume Gagra Choli with Dandiya Sticks. The sticks (dandiyas) of the dance represent the swords of Durga. The women wear traditional dresses such as ...Mangalorean, 1 day ago
Nava has two meanings. One is nine and the other is new. Ratri means night, which gives solace and rest. This period is a time for self-referral and getting back to the source. During this time of transformation, nature sheds the old and gets ...New Indian Express, 1 day ago Navratri: Nine Nights Of Rejuvenation New Indian Express, 3 days ago
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