Happy Diwali/Kali Puja

This year I celebrated with my family! It is beautiful to be with your loved ones on any occasion. I also tried making a big Rangoli and DIY lanterns which turned out pretty well. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Diwali! And a Shubho Kali Pujo! 🥰

Durgã, the unassailable

Durgã, is one of the most impressive, beautiful, and formidable warrior goddesses of the Hindu pantheon. Her story is the victory of good over evil. As ‘Mahishasurmardini’ she slays the buffalo demon who threaten the stability of the cosmos. She is also the Divine Mother protecting all from evil and misery. Durgã is not the... Continue Reading →

Mahalaya – Of what I remember

Mahalaya is an auspicious day for Bengalis all over the world. It is the beginning of Durga Puja. It is believed on this day Debi Durga had descended earth with her children. As a kid growing up in a Muslim country, my parents always made sure they taught me the roots and where I came... Continue Reading →

This time its been a crazy start to Pujo... For those of you who don’t know...  Durga Puja festival marks the battle of goddess Durga with the shape-shifting, deceptive and powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious. We hopped around almost 8-9 pandals in one day. Mostly the south ones namely Polli mangal, jodhpur park,... Continue Reading →

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