Durga Puja or Navaratri (primarily celebrated in the northern part of India) is an invocation of goddess Durga before going to war with the demon king Ravana. However, the first Durga Puja in Bengal is believed to be celebrated in late 1500s.
Since then the festival has gained pace and spread across the country and slowly around the world. Prabashi bengalis have started matching their counterparts in Bengal to create equal amount of zest, fervour and festivity.
A glimpse of preparations and how prabashi bengalis take it forward throughout the festival…. follow #bloggersdurgapujo for continued updates.
Bengalis in Hyderabad celebrates the biggest Indian festival with pomp and grandeur.
Get ready for the festivities. Guide to how to usher Durga Puja by a prabashi
Durga Puja memories shared by bengalis across the globe. Growing to adulthood, the voice of Prabashi bangali.
শুভ বিজয়া!! It was few days ago, I woke up hearing Mahisasur Pala to welcome the celebrations on Mahalaya. It’s Dashami already, while goddess Durga is being given a grand farewell, we could only look back the last few days and say, “আসছে বছর আবার হবে”. The wait for another has just begun. Having stayed in Hyderabad … Continue reading Amar Prabashi Durga Puja