Sunday, October 16, 2005

Shubho Bijoyaa

Another enjoyable Durga Puja comes to an end
(Jayamahal Durga Puja Samiti, Bangalore, India; 51st year celebrations, 09-13 October 2005)

(Photo Courtesy - excellent site for Puja enthusiasts.)

Five days of worship, friends, community feasts, cultural programmes and much much more.
Shashti, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and culminating with the immersion on Vijaya Dashami.
To come out of that mood is immensely difficult. The essence of Bengali culture and traditions so well etched out and blossoms during the season. The identity catches fire and all the joyous flames are fanned; even though the rains tried to dampen the spirits this time, however it failed.

A warm glow is all that remains, for the rest of the year , until the next Puja ...


  1. Sorry man, couldn't come. We had been to some places in coastal Karnataka in sandeep's car. Are you in Bangalore now? Would like to catch up on things.


  2. No issues ...
    Always a next time !

  3. shubho bijoya !
    just stumbled across your blog as I was playing the Next Blog game.