Jamai Sasthi

Ekdalia Evergreen Club Durga Puja

The Ekdalia Evergreen Puja Committee was established in the year 1943, one of the earliest and heavyweight Durga puja in south Kolkata. Then Mahishasur piecing 'taking again the form of a buffalo. The patient goddess was always more angry, drank the divine wine from a cup she smiled and said to Mahishasur in a colorful tone.

Moo with joy while you can, or illiterate demon, because when you'll have killed after drinking this wine, the gods themselves will roar with delight. When Mahishasur emerged in the form of the goddess buffalo paralyzed 'with the blinding light that came out' from her body. Then sounded a laugh and cut Mahishasura head with his sword. Durga killed Mahishasura, this power compassion of Durga. For this and Durga also known as Mahishasura Mardhini, the one who killed Mahishasur.

According to another legend, the goddess Durga create a weapon to fight against the forces of the demon king Mahishasur, who was terrified of heaven and earth. After ten days of fighting, Durga defeated Mahishasur and killed him. Durga bestowed as a reward 'to his army the knowledge of jewelry making. Since then the community of Sonora is dedicated to the profession of jewelers.
How Mahishasuramardhini the goddess appeared quite early in Indian. His pictures date back to the first century after Christ, but in the Gupta period that are made ​​the more fine performances.