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Happy New Year to all my readers. Firstly I apologize for being so irregular in posting in my blog.

In this new year I am expecting and planning lots of changes in my life so I thought of posting something different this time.

Below is a letter to my city Kolkata. For those who don’t know much about Kolkata let me tell you in brief that Kolkata is a city in a state named West Bengal in country India. Its also known as “CITY OF JOY”. Its a highly populated yet fun and festival loving city. People of this city are known for their warmth and affection. Many great personalities of the world were born in this city like Rabindranath Tagore, Satyendra Nath Bose, Satyajit Ray and many more.

Here goes the letter with a little picture of Kolkata clicked by me.

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Hope you all enjoyed reading 🙂

Goddess of POWER – Indian culture


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India is always busy with festivals and celebrations. The entire year India celebrates some festival or the other throughout each corner of the country. But one of the most famous and awaited festival is Durga Puja, which is mainly celebrated in the state of West Bengal.

The above picture is of Goddess Durga who is worshiped as the Goddess of POWER by Hindus. In the ancient history of India it is believed that when all Gods failed to finish the evil power named Mahishasur (demon) then it was Goddess Durga who killed him. Basically Durga puja is the festival of worshiping WOMEN POWER. You all can see that she is depicted with 10 hands, it is so because it is said that all Gods gave their most powerful weapon to Durga to finish the evil and bring peace, prosperity all over. Durga sits on a lion who is considered to be her vehicle rather its better to say the lion carries her and helps her to fight the evil.

During the month of September- October usually Durga puja takes place when it is believed that Durga comes to her father’s home with her four kids ( LAKSHMI -daughter, SARASWATI- daughter, Ganesh- son, Kartik- son) for vacation. During this phase for 5 days people across India wears new clothes, indulge themselves in yummy foods , pandal hopping and lots more fun.

I being an Indian wanted to share with you all a very little yet colourful portion of Indian culture and custom.. Hope you all liked reading..