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Field Stork

October 29, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Ciconiidae are a family of birds belonging to the order of Ciconiiformes. The best known species of the family is probably the white stork who also lives in Europe and makes long migrations in Africa . Birds are generally large, with a wingspan of between 1.8 and 2.5 m. They have long legs and slender, suitable for walking in shallow water, a long neck and strong, a large beak and sharp. The largest representative of the family is the Indian Marabou which has a wingspan of 2 feet and weighs 6-7 kg.

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Kite Festival

October 27, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Kite Festival is held during Makar Sankranti. The local kite craftsmen build their kites according to the old tradition, using river reeds dried in the open air, natural string, glue made by mixing flour and water, wax paper or tissue paper. The festival takes place on the terraces, where dozens of kites rise up into the sky from the early morning.

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Kolkata Deepavali

October 22, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The Deepavali also known by Divali or Diwali is a religious celebration that extends over the course of five days, usually between October and November, according to the Vedic calendar. The festival is recognized in many countries with Indian presence, beyond India like Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore, and others. For Hindus it is one of the most important festival, celebrated mainly in the family. In Malaysia and Singapore is as important as perhaps the best known Thaipusam.

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Bengali Cuisine

October 17, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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Bengali cuisine is mostly based on rice, vegetables, fish and meat, especially chicken. Each dish is usually enriched with spices, especially curry. The national dish is rice with dal seasoned with spices more varied; good also fried potato with meat and vegetables, the paturi, done in various ways, and different curries especially the labra and chorchori.

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Indian Museum Kolkata

October 11, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Indian Museum tells the story of India with rare objects with a very rich collection of artifacts, which you will find in rooms with different gemstone archaeology, paintings, stuffed animals, sculptures and remains a place to visit when you come to the Kolkata. Indian Museum is one of the oldest museums in the world. Its establishment dates back to 1814 and was the work of the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich.

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Marble Palace Kolkata

October 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Marble Palace is a palladian style mansion built in 1835 by Raja Rajendra Mullick, a wealthy merchant avid collector of works of art, whose descendants own the rights of ownership. Constitutes one of the major tourist attractions of the city and is the best preserved and most elegant residence in the Calcutta of the nineteenth century.

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Butterfly Kiss

October 09, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The butterfly is an insect that, like moths. The distinction between butterflies and moths does not answer a scientific classification taxonomy, but derives from common usage. Based on this distinction, popular, some authors in the past have suggested a distinction between butterflies, which correspond to the modern classification and moths. Today this distinction, however, is not scientifically accepted.

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Feast of Grandparents Day

October 08, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The Feast of the grandparents is a recurrence calendar, as a time to celebrate the important role played by grandparents within families and society in general. The task of promoting initiatives to enhance the role of grandparents, at that date, it is by law to Regions, Provinces and Municipalities. The Grandparents Day was introduced in the United States in 1978 during the presidency of Jimmy Carter on the proposal of Marian McQuade, a housewife of West Virginia, the mother of fifteen children and grandmother of forty grandchildren.

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Babui Pakhi: Weaver Bird

October 06, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The weaver birds are a family of small birds, passerines, which are characterized by bright colors and habit of building nests of large and complex structure. Birds are passerines of small to medium sized 11-24 cm long, with a beak short and stout. In most species there is a marked sexual dimorphism males have liveries in very bright colors while females have a rather resigned.

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Durga Baran

October 04, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Durga Baran is done by the married bengali ladies and they bid goodbye to the goddess with sindur and sweets. For the last time, the married women pray to Devi Durga and perform various rituals. They do aarti, place paan leaves on the deity’s hand, place sweets on the deity’s mouth and wipe her eyes as one of the loved ones departs from the family.

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Durga Visarjan

October 04, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Durga Visarjan is marked by immersing effigies of the Goddess Durga in water. Also called Nimajjan, it is the concluding event in the tenth day of the Durga Puja. Durga is a divine figure, feminine and maternal, the object of worship in different religions and even outside of Hinduism itself eg. religion of the Sikhs is considered to be the consort of Shiva and is one with Kali as such had bestowed even human sacrifice. In Tantrism śivaitico is the primordial cosmic power of the feminine nature, combined with Shiva conceived as masculine principle.

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Maddox Square Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Maddox Square hosts one of the most famous Durga Pujas in Kolkata which for five glorious days became Calcutta trendy fashionable hotspot. It is one of the first sculptural representations of the myth of Durga Mahishasura Mardini, delicate and dramatic style is narrated the duel on which depends the fate of the world, but Durga is graceful and serene; to understand why it is so represented must go back to the story of its origins.

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Dhaaki Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Dhakis are traditional drummers who play the dhak during Durga Puja. In combat, during which the demon takes many forms including that of a buffalo, the Goddess decapitates the demon with his sword. For this reason it is often called Mahishasuramardini, the one who defeated the demon Mahisha.

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Sindoor Khela Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Sindoor Khela. Durga Puja sequence dedicate this to all the creative women, strong and sensitive that they can always embody the most of the energy of the Goddess. Durgā , from the Sanskrit the inaccessible is depicted as a Goddess who rides a lion or a tiger. According to the Markandeya purana Durga was created as a warrior goddess to fight the demon Mahishasura and due to intense prayers to Brahma, Mahishasura had the grace not to be defeated by any man or demigod. In virtue of this power, attacked the Devas, the Gods, who defeated always including the Trimurti Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu.

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Dhunuchi Naach Durga Puja

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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In the evenings, an elaborate aarti is performed. After the aarti, men and women perform Dhunuchi Naach before the Goddess Durga. Shakti In the mythology of Hinduism, energy or active power of a god, personified in his wife and elevated itself to the level of divinity. In the West, the spiritual current of Sakta, which attaches particular importance to Ś is said śakti. Although the term is often extended to particular schools of thought within Buddhism and Vishnuism it designates properly a particular branch of śhivaism.

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Kumari Puja Belur Math Kolkata

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Kumari Puja, manifestation during Durga Puja. On a decorated chair she is made to sit before the goddess and a flower from the Devi's hand is placed in her hand. Placed before her are flowers, bel wood apple leaves, incense sticks, lamps, naivedyam and other things required for puja. At the Ramakrishna Mission, the typical guru is a sannyasin and Hindus belonging to the order designated by the parent to Belur Math.

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Maha Saptami

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Mahasaptami, Pran Prathishta, Kolabou, Bodhan are the most important rituals performed on the day. Durga, Goddess of India, also known under other names Devī, Uma, Parvati, Kali, etc. Her mythological representation resulting from the merger of several gods more or less similar, and his character is extremely complex, oscillating between terror and mercy, and that you want to see the survival of distinctive notes of two of the mythical figures from which it resulted formed, one of the goddess of fire and the other of the mountains.

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Kola Bou Snan Durga Puja

October 01, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A group of women who look to the rituals of Kolabou approaching the ghats of Ganga. The ritual is carried out on the Ghats of the river. The Kolabau is shown in a procession and placed close to Lord Ganesha in Durga Puja Pandal. The Hindu deity Durga is one of the most important and impressive. Is said to be able to defeat the demons, ignorance and enlighten the human mind. According to the doctrine of Hindu goddesses are all ultimately one goddess or Devi, but it appears in many forms with different names.

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