Oct 092016
Revisiting Puja Memories:  With Love from Kolkata

The Joy Of Puja: Because Every Puja is Special Note from desi Traveler: There is Puja festivities everywhere, so I asked our friends to share their Puja Memories from Kolkata and other places.  I have my own fond memories of Puja in Kolkata, going from one Pandal to another trying to figure out what is happening all around me. But then I gave up and just joined the crowd in celebrating. Such is the joy of joining a Sarbojanin Durga Puja or the community Puja. But then there are very special Pujas that happen in Bengali homes in Kolkata that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 132013
Utsab Durga Puja in Hyderabad

 Pictures of Utsab Durga Puja in Hyderabad A true hallmark of a cosmopolitan city is celebrating all the festivals, and Hyderabad is one shining example of the same. Just last month we celebrated with Lord Ganesha and this month we are all celebrating Durga Puja with Maa Durga in Hyderabad. We have a large vibrant community of Bengali Bhadralok in Twin Cities, and I was invited by my friends from Utsab Cultural Association for the Durga Puja at Telecom Nagar  Gachibowli.  Actually I would have gone even without invitation as I just love going to Pujor, this reminds me of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]