Kolkata: As the Durga Puja is about to begin, one can smell the scent of Kanz grass in the meadows, foreshadowing the entry of Goddess Durga into the plains from her heavenly abode at Kailash. These days preparations for Durga Puja are in full swing in West Bengal. Durga Puja from Kolkata is world famous.
Every year the comrades of Kolkata bring new unique and innovative puja themes in their own way. From sleepers to Durga Idol, devotees can see the various Durga Pujas in Kolkata. Shree Bhoomi Sports Club, which dazzles the public with its theme every year, has designated the Pooja Pandal theme as “Vatican City” this year.
They are also celebrating the 50-year golden jubilee of Sri Bhoomi Sports Club located in Bidhannar Kolkata. Speaking to ANI, West Bengal Government Fire Minister Sujit Bose and President of Sreebhumi Sports Club said, “Shree Bhoomi Sports Club, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. This year, this time, Pandal’s theme is St Peters Basilica in Vatican City.
Sujit Bose added that everyone has heard of the Vatican City in Rome, but only a lucky few get to see it by traveling abroad. Their wish to visit Vatican City will be fulfilled through our comrades this year.”
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It took 60 days for this soldier to form. Over 100 craftsmen made this vandal together. Last year we made Bruz Khalifa. All arrangements have been made to manage the crowds.”
Durga Puja is one of the most famous Hindu festivals celebrated in India. The sacred goddess Durga is ceremonially worshiped. People celebrate Durga Puja with great enthusiasm and devotion. Durga Puja, an auspicious event, symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
Ashwin month, which is usually between October and September, is when this celebration takes place. The Hindu Festival of Durga Puja, also known as Durgotsava or Charodutsava, is an annual celebration that honors the Hindu goddess Durga and commemorates her victory over Mahishasur.
Over the years, Durga puja has become an integral part of Indian culture as countless people celebrate this festival in their own unique way regarding tradition. Hindu mythology says that the goddess comes to her earthly abode at this time to bless her followers. For the Bengali community, Durga Puja is very important.
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To destroy Mahishasura, the goddess Druja emerged from the fusion of all the energies of the gods in the sky. She had ten arms, and on each of them, she held the most deadly weapon of every god.
All the weapons of Goddess Durga were revered during this time. Devotees wear new clothes, chant Artes, visit temples, hand out sweets, clean their homes, and some may even fast to express their gratitude to the goddess during this festival.
Beyond Durga Puja 2022: Here’s a look at Kolkata’s ‘Vatican City’ Pandal that debuted on Indiaahead News.