Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bengali Wedding

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

Kalighat Kali Temple

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


Bakkhali is a seaside resort in the many deltaic islands spread across southern Bengal just 125 km from Kolkata. Bakkhali is unique in many ways. A few kilometers away from Kolkata, Fraserganj and Bakkhali is one of the best holiday spots for those who seek sun, sand and serenity.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Nababarsha Poila Baisakh: Bengali New Year

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

Science City Kolkata

Want fun. Science City an initiative for the promotion and popularization of science is an amusement park as one can expect to see in India. At the entrance you take notes of the attractions you want to do. Visiting the Prehistoric caves scares rainy days, and can be of the impression that it can turn into a horror movie. Otherwise the theater space, the machines here are adventures back in time! Then we find all rooms scientific experiments and mirrors and dusty fishes.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Purnima: Full Moon

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

Bishop House Kolkata

bishop house kolkata

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.