Artfully Mesmerizing Surajkund Mela

Prologue Rabindranath Tagore had once quoted “We live in a world when we love it.” Perhaps my perception towards his views would have remained incomplete, if I would not have spent those valuable four hours at the 31st International Crafts Mela 2017, at Surajkund, Haryana. 31st International Craft Mela Surajkund Surajkund International Craffts Mela Ever … More Artfully Mesmerizing Surajkund Mela

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Delhi’s famous Lal Bagh Ka Raja Trust Ganapathi Puja

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue It was another beautiful morning…the sun shine was bathing the morning sky with its golden exuberance. It was the beginning of a new day..The day that began with prayers…the day we decided to be with prayers….prayers for Lord Ganesha…Well to go ahead with the story…it was just the time when I picked … More Delhi’s famous Lal Bagh Ka Raja Trust Ganapathi Puja

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Durgapuja in Sovabazar Rajbari

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Tagore had immortalized the autumn morning with his magical verses…. “Autumn your morning light offerings…” (Sarat tomar arun alor anjali). Both the rainy and autumn seasons had been great inspirations for Tagore. Autumn is very special for every Bengali for its cotton ball clouds amidst blue skies, the fragrance of Shiuli flowers … More Durgapuja in Sovabazar Rajbari

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Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi A rain-soaked late afternoon at Dharamshala..on our way to the bus stand… Prologue Dharamshala had been a long cherished attraction for me not only from the point of view of a tourist’s perspective, it had been equally alluring for the aura of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Our booking was done in advance … More Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

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Konnagar’s famous Shakuntala Raksha Kaali Puja

The people of Bengal had been known since ages for their devotion towards Goddess Shakti, consort of Lord Shiva in her many avatars. During the autumn the Goddess is worshipped as “Devi Durga” or “Mahishashura Mardini” (Slayer of the Buffalo Demon – Mahishasura). She is frequently also worshipped in her Kaali avatar during the Diwali … More Konnagar’s famous Shakuntala Raksha Kaali Puja

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The Michael Angelos and Leonardo Da Vincis’ of Kumartoli, Kolkata

The Michael Angelos and Leonardo Da Vincis’ of Kumartoli, Kolkata Indranil Mutsuddi Bengal had been known through ages for its mastery in art and culture. How many of us are aware that, cosy, dark, humid studios located at Kumartoli, North Kolkata have consistently produced Michael Angelos and Leonardo Da Vincis’ through generations. Kumartoli is popularly … More The Michael Angelos and Leonardo Da Vincis’ of Kumartoli, Kolkata

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