Kobita Sohor – New Pujor Gaan by Porijayi

Surokahon – the musical group from Kolkata has been a favourite of ours since a very long time and have already been featured twice on our blog – Surokahon: A beautiful musical journey and Music Without Boundaries. Needless to say, we love their troupe, and we love the music they create. It is soulful, It is meaningful and it resonates the verses of this generation. … Continue reading Kobita Sohor – New Pujor Gaan by Porijayi

Worship of Goddess Jagadhatri – With Weekend Trivia

The Puja was first originated in Krishnanagar of Nadia District, Bengal. Maharaja Krishnachandra was the perpetrator of the Puja. Down the years, puja held in Krishnanagar, Chandannagar, Rishra, Bhadreshwar, Hooghly, Boinchi etc are very popular and holds special attraction for the masses. It is held in the Bengali month of Kartik and People from different parts of India visit these places to witness Jagadhatri puja … Continue reading Worship of Goddess Jagadhatri – With Weekend Trivia

Chhath Puja- A Veneration to the Sun God

https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chhath Puja is an Indian Hindu Vedic festival, celebrated in the parts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh as well as some parts of Nepal. Culturally, this festival does not involve any idol worship. Rather it is a way of paying homage to the God of Sun and his two wives Usha and Sandhya, for bestowing us with the … Continue reading Chhath Puja- A Veneration to the Sun God

Glimpses of Durgostav Outside Bengal

Hello, Weekenders! We had promised on our Facebook Group a few days back that there would be one more blog post regarding Durga Puja 2018, and on that, we will be displaying Pujos outside West Bengal. Durga Puja, as we all know, is celebrated universally and in different parts of India. So this blog is about those pujos outside Bengal. They are celebrated with equal … Continue reading Glimpses of Durgostav Outside Bengal

Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Saptami

Durga Puja means homecoming for all Bengalis residing far and wide. Irrespective of wherever they are around the globe, this time of the year they all yearn to come back home and celebrate this 10-day of festivities with their near and dear ones. While most of us are able to do that, they are many who are far away from their home and miss Durga … Continue reading Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Saptami

Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Navami

Durga Puja means homecoming for all Bengalis residing far and wide. Irrespective of wherever they are around the globe, this time of the year they all yearn to come back home and celebrate this 10-day of festivities with their near and dear ones. While most of us are able to do that, they are many who are far away from their home and miss Durga … Continue reading Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Navami

Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Sasthi

Durga Puja means homecoming for all Bengalis residing far and wide. Irrespective of wherever they are around the globe, this time of the year they all yearn to come back home and celebrate this 10-day of festivities with their near and dear ones. While most of us are able to do that, they are many who are far away from their home and miss Durga … Continue reading Witness Durga Puja Through WeekendTrivia – Sasthi

Durga’r Rupe Rupantor – Sarees to Flaunt This Durga Puja

We cannot keep calm, because Durga Puja is due for within a fortnight and all we can think, talk and dream about is 4-5 days of insane pandal hopping, gorging down delicious food, flaunting ourselves and getting together with friends and family. As a result, from now on till the Pujas are over, there is going to be a lot of posts related to Durga … Continue reading Durga’r Rupe Rupantor – Sarees to Flaunt This Durga Puja

Music Without Boundaries – First Live Concert of Surokahon

So, when we meet one of our favourite Musical group for the second time, you know, some awesome, soul-rendering music is sure to find its way into your lives… Yes you heard it right, we have again teamed up with Surokahon – The Wave of Magic group and again this time it’s for something wonderful. If you had read our previous blog on Surokahon – … Continue reading Music Without Boundaries – First Live Concert of Surokahon

Agomoni – Embodiment Of The Goddess

The life of Bengalis revolves around one major thing amongst most others predominantly – Durga Puja. While for most others, the annual cycle of the year is January – December, for Bengalis around the world, the annual cycle is from October – September. As it so happens, now that we have entered the second half of August, all Bengalis can think of is Pujo, the … Continue reading Agomoni – Embodiment Of The Goddess