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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Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue The lady was amazed to find the reflection of her little son on her lap on the blue waters of the Yamuna that flowed with murmuring swiftness across the picturesque Gokul. The lady was none other than Yashoda…It was the first time she had taken her little Krishna to the ghats of … More Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi

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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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A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

Indranil Mutsuddi …Contd. from Part I Shantiniketan – a nature’s treat Shantinitekan as the name suggests, “abode of peace”, is truly the abode where a soul can discover peace of mind. The nature God had gifted the place with immense natural beauty in the form of housing a huge collection of flora and fauna. It … More A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

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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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Spiritually Delighting Jwalamukhi..

Spiritually Delighting Jwalamukhi…. Indranil Mutsuddi                    Jwalamukhi temple located in the Himalayan foothills of the Kangra District in Himachal Pradesh is one such place that had been always spiritually refreshing for me, although the number of visits to this amazing temple had been only two.       The Temple courtyard The aura of this … More Spiritually Delighting Jwalamukhi..

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A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2

A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2 Rimi Mutsuddi Shyam-Rai temple A short distance away from the Jorbangla temple is the Shyam-Rai temple. The first thing which caught our attention is the five pinnacles of the temple. Hence the temple is also named as Paachchura or Pancharatna (meaning five gems) temple based … More A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2

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