Tag: Dusshera

Durga Puja celebration begins in West Bengal

Kolkata: Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world. “Sasthi” or “Bodhan” — the welcoming of the Durga idols — signalled the commencement of the five-day puja as the eastern metropolis welcomed its patron […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
A Temple Where Ravan Is Worshipped On Dusshera
A Temple Where Ravan Is Worshipped On Dusshera

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Even as the rest of India prepares to burn effigies of Ravan as a symbolic victory of good over evil, devotees are quietly lining up outside a nondescript temple in Kanpur. This temple that opens its door for devotees only for one day in a year — Dussehra — is dedicated to […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021