October 7, 2019

The celebrations are for all!

This year’s Durga Puja celebrations conquered new heights in terms of fostering religious unity and understanding, which can be seen seldom in any other place other […]
September 30, 2019

The hijack of Durga!

Nature fights to remain in place, unfailingly appearing as the swaying ‘Khas’ flowers, announcing the arrival of Ma Durga, the slayer goddess of the Buffalo demon, […]
July 16, 2019

The gods are laughing!

Amartya Sen rallied behind Durga, whom he claimed was omnipresent in the lives of Bengalis, and decried chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram,’ which he stated was alien […]
October 11, 2018

She has arrived, Durga!

The light nip in the morning air and the sway of the blooming ‘khas’ flowers announced the arrival of the greatest auspicious celebration, the appearance of […]
September 30, 2017

Puja, the elixir for Bengal!

I just escaped the river of crowds queuing up for hours in the temples of South India to have a brief darshan of the deities, helping […]