Tag : Indian Festival

Kumari Puja: Hindu Festival During Durga Puja, Photo Series By Tanusree Mitra

Kumari Puja: Hindu Festival During Durga Puja, Photo Series By Tanusree Mitra

Kumari Puja is an intesting as well as an integral part of Durga Puja .A little girl Dipwannita Adhikary of 10 years is seen getting worshiped by the Hindu devotees during the Kumari Puja Ritual. Kumari Puja is an Indian Hindu Tradition mainly celebrated during the Durga Puja according to…

The Festival Of Tusu: Photo Series By Pritam Sen

The Festival Of Tusu: Photo Series By Pritam Sen

Tusu Festival is a folk festival held on the last day of the Bengali month of Poush, i.e., Makar Sankranti, so also known as Makar Parav (meaning Makar festival) in local languages. It is a unifying form of local common faith and the joy of the harvest. associated with harvesting.…

GudiPadwa Shobha Yatra Giragon Mumbai By Sanjoy Banerjee

Gudi Padwa: Shobha Yatra, Girgaon, Mumbai By Sanjoy Banerjee

While we battle the second wave of the dreaded Coronavirus, mid-April also marks the beginning of the Hindu calendar year and is celebrated across the length & breadth of India. Characteristic of the Indian cultural mélange, Hindus in various states of India usher in the new year in their own…

The Hornbill Festival: Photo Series By Nilesh Kumar

The Hornbill Festival: Photo Series By Nilesh Kumar

The Hornbill festival is one of the favourite festivals of Nagaland. The Hornbill festival is celebrated in the first week of December every year in Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. This festival is held at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama which is about 12 km from Kohima. There are 16…

Chhau - Just Another Rehearsal By Santosh Padme

Chhau – Just Another Rehearsal By Santosh Padme

As urbanization has been already spreading over each and every corner of India bringing Social, economic, and cultural changes in India. It is very fascinating to see the rural part of India, still holding to their ancient old traditions and cultural activities. One such tradition is Chhau Dance. This dance…

Aoling Festival: Beholding The Konyak Tradition By Tania Chatterjee

Different harvest festivals are celebrated differently in various parts of India. The Aoling festival is the annual ‘Spring Festival’ of tattooed head hunters belonging to the Konyak tribe of Nagaland. The celebration of the Aoling festival is spread across the first week of April every year in different villages of…

At The Peak Of Devotion: Photo Series By Soumyabrata Roy

“Shiver Gajan” or “Hajrha Puja” is a special folk festival, celebrated at Chaitra Sankranti (last day of the Bengali year) forbidding good-bye to the passing year in West Bengal, India. It is believed that the celebration leads to prosperity in the coming year, wiping out all the sufferings and pains…

Expressive Dasara Festival At Kulasekharapatnam By Avishek Das

Kulasekharapatnam or Kulasai, is a remote coastal town in Tuticorin district in Tamilnadu. South India. Sri Mutharamman temple is located at Kulasekharapatnam village near Thiruchendur 55 km south of Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu, India). The Nearest Airport is Tuticorin which is connected from Chennai Airport. Tuticorin known officially as Thoothukudi, earlier…

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