Goddess Durga

Introduction In my previous blog post, I have been talking about the Durga puja rituals and the amazing pandal and idols created this year. In this blog, I will continue with the journey through these appealing pandals and the all-powerful beautiful deities. So let’s straight away get into it. More of the fantastic Durga Puja pandals, this year – Mohammad Ali Park : One of the biggest in Central Kolkata,…

Idol of the Goddess

Introduction As a famous saying goes – Take back memories, leave behind footprints. As the biggest festival for Bengalis across the globe, Durga Puja has drawn to an end – we can only sit back and reminisce about all the fun and merriment during the festival. Durga Puja is a time of fun and frolic, tradition and culture and enjoyment with friends and family. To read about the mythological background…

Durga Puja Cover Photo

Introduction Festivals mean happiness, relaxation mixed with celebrations and a whole lot of enjoyment. And when it comes to the biggest festival of the region, everything gets magnified. The fun and folic, the lights and sounds, the decors all over the region, food and meeting people – these make up the essence of the festivals. Festivals are a time to spend quality time with family and friends, reconnect with old…

Grilled Paneer & Fish

Introduction With the arrival of the festival season comes the time to gorge on delicacies with friends and family. We tend to go out a lot and in process eat a lot, from street food to home cooked yummy items. Grilled vegetarian or non-vegetarian preparations are super delicious and kind of much healthier. So we can all gorge on these dishes without having to feel guilty. Well in the festival…