In Bengal marriages encapsulate and symbolize a rich set of rites and rituals, traditions, and sumptuous feast, far exceeding the hundreds of other minor customs passed down from generation to generation. In Bengali culture the wedding ceremony follows an ancient tradition. The rituals of family culture in Bengal is predominantly Hindu.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Kalighat temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali, is one of India's most venerated and visited daily by thousands of pilgrims from all over the country. And one of the main attractions of the city of Calcutta. Originally built on the homonymous ghats of the river Hoogly, now sits on the banks of a small canal called Adi Ganga. It is not known exactly when it was built, probably around 1500, but became an important temple in 1800 when the family Sabarna Roy Choudhury, who at that time reigned in Bengal, decided to build a large new building.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
Pohela Boishakh or Poila Baisakh or Naba Barsha is the Bengali New Year day falls on the 14 or 15 of April every year. It's the Panjika publishing is a big business in Kolkata with Gupta Press, PM Bagchi. Bengal celebrate Poila Baishakh with happiness is also considered to be the most auspicious month for marriages and new business venture.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015
According to Hindu tradition, the demon Holika traps during winter nature and men in an icy stasis, curbs the desire of the seeds to life, the impulses of love, clip the wings of birds. Then the full moon of February, the Tithi white, brings the party Phalguna, which celebrates the life energy with the return of sounds and colors. Occult power cosmic issues an order and the forces of regeneration hidden in creatures and elements are activated, expressing their essence.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
The highest body of the Christian community, the Bishop of Calcutta stays in the Bishop House. The bishop, in some Christian churches, is in charge pastor of a diocese, and in Catholicism as in orthodoxy, and in all the churches who believe the historic episcopate, is considered a successor of the apostles. The word comes from the greek episcopos, which means supervisor, overseer.