Durga Puja

Durga Puja, a festival all Bengalis around the world wait for 🙂 From showing off new dresses (especially sarees), to feasting and gorging on traditional food to street food, pandal hopping, catching up with friends and relatives……..in other words, Pure unadulterated FUN !!!! 😀

Read here for Durga Puja

http://hinduism.about.com/od/durgapuja/a/durga_puja_history.htm

pic source -Google

pic source -Google

Durga here is featured with her four children – Kartikey, Saraswati, Lakshmi and Ganesha.

It is a 10 day festival, but actual celebration starts from 5th or  6th day onwards.

Huge, magnificent and towering pandals are created and decorated for Maa Durga and her family !!

It not just about clothes, foods, friends etc…….it is about heritage !! ❤

pic source - Google

pic source – Google

What we Bengalis call Durga Puja, rest of India calls it Navratras. Evry region, state has a unique way of celebrating this festival, be it food, clothes, community dances called garbas or dandiyas etc.

Heralding this festival excitement with an event on Facebook, hosted by ACBistro and co -hosted by Sonal Gupta and Shailja . It is an open event from 25th September to 4th October. Feel free to join in in this visual, traditional culinary and pandal hopping journey of the Durga Puja and Navratras!!!

For the event page click here

Wishing everyone Happy Durga Puja and Navratras !!! 🙂

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About andy

hi there.....friends call me Andy :) I am a school teacher by profession. Passionate about reading, some random experimental cooking, some hit 'n' miss photography......and i am a dreamer ;) Thank you for popping by :)
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10 Responses to Durga Puja

  1. Malar says:

    When I was working we had a parallel team working in Kolkatta, so I have lots of Bengali friends…Admire your energy for this festival 🙂 Would want to celebrate once in Kolkatta and have fun 🙂

  2. A very happy Durga Puja to you and te family Andy!

  3. singhcircle says:

    I grew up in Calcutta. Miss the Puja and the excitement!

  4. Jayeeta says:

    শুভ শারদীয়া 🙂

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