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Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
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The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic

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Nagaland and Assam Governor Greet People on Durga Puja
Kohima: Governor of Nagaland and Assam P B Acharya has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to the people on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra. In his message, Mr Acharya said that Maa Durga is perhaps the most widely worshipped deity of ...
Tight security in Tripura, Assam for Durga Puja
AGARTALA/SILCHAR: Armed with sophisticated weapons, a large number of para-military and state security personnel would be deployed in Tripura and Assam for the Durga Puja festivities beginning next week, officials said on Monday. The five-day Durga ...
Giving life to puppets
Puppet troupes hold their shows during Durga puja, Kaali puja, Saraswati puja, and other jatra festivals in Bengal. Puppetry was ... Apart from Bengal, the troupe has performed in Orissa, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Goa and Jharkhand through bengalnatak dot com.
Not just Durga, Mahishasur also worshipped in Odisha
The Madowa has a presence across West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Chhattisgarh. “Mahishasur has been revered as a hero traditionally by Santhals in West Bengal. We have been opposing the way Mahishasur is portrayed in Durga Puja where he is ...
The Khasis as Hindus
Interestingly, these sites are all near borders, either with Assam or Bangladesh. There are undoubtedly ... The casting away of the rot is akin to the casting away of the idols at Durga Puja after their roles as “cleansers” have been fulfilled.

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