With Durga Puja ending, the people of Kolkata as well as the rest of India have already started preparing for the celebration of Lakshmi Puja. According to the mythology, Lakshmi is the daughter of ‘Maa Durga’, and the goddess of prosperity and wealth.
Durga puja is a festival that celebrates the victory of goodness over evil. It is the biggest and most important festival of Bengali people, worshipping Goddess Durga.
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and Vinayaka Chavithi, is a Hindu festival celebrating the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The festival takes place in late August or early September according to the lunar cycle.
It is almost that time of the year. The streets will be filled up with shiny and glittering lights, houses will be thoroughly cleaned and decked up, Kolkata, herself and many parts throughout the country will be beautifully decorated.
Saraswati puja arrives with the whispers of spring. It arrives with the season of blooming flowers and budding love. The soft breeze, the fiery hues of Palash and Shimul, the yellow saree, and morning rituals, all blend beautifully on this auspicious day of Saraswati puja. Young girls and women across Bengal wear yellow traditional sarees to mark the holy event and make it even more special.
Valentine’s Day is that time of the year when we celebrate love and spend time with our loved ones. Valentine’s Day is just about to come. Whether it’s right or wrong to celebrate love on one particular day, let’s leave this debate to the people who love to argue.