“The Harish Mangal Chandi Brata is observed on every Tuesday in the month of Baishakh according to the Bangla Calendar. It has been observed by women, both married and widowed. It is believed that by observing this Brata one may get rid of all misery and shall avoid all tears by means of the grace of the goddess – Mangal Chandi.” An article on translation of Bengali Bratakotha in English by Dr. Santanu Banerjee and Rahul Kundu
Uchkaran is a remote village in Tehsil Nanur in the district of Birbhum. In 2011 census, the location code of the village is 317702. Postal code is 731301. It is on the state highway from Burdwan to Siuri via Baliguni, roughly 7 kilometres from Nanur. A article on the neglected temple of Uchkaran, written by Dr. Asis Kumar Chatterjee and transcreated in English by Gautam Guha.
The local villagers claim that they frequently find fragmentary Jaina sculptural and architectural remains from different parts of this mound. We also recorded two Siva lingas from the eastern part of this mound. The temple site itself is locally known as Bhairavathan and this village was earlier known as Haralia-dih.
Muslim dynasty (Adina) and many Indian dynasties under British rule. In this investigation five heritage buildings were selected for the study of wall flora was carried out. These are Gour; Adina: Jami Masjid, Pandua: Eklakhi Mousoleum; Jagjibanpur-Nandadirghi Vihara; Chanchol and Harishchandrapur Rajbari.
Rituparno Basu To trace the origin and evolution of the art of Cartooning in Bengal, we have to go back to the days when the native scroll painters or Patuas, in their typical colourful style and flourish, churned out the ‘pata chitras.’ The ‘Pata Chitras’ whose staple theme included the divine and scenes from mundane […]
Remittance from Calcutta Mint & the Indigenous Bankers in Darjeeling Hills and Dooars of North Bengal
The scarcity of small changes was continue to be so high that even in 1943 some of the tea gardens in dooars in North Bengal had printed thick paper tokens for payment of the dues of the daily labourers of the garden.
Although he said that a pure ethnic group of indigenous Australians and Negritos does not survive in India, rather a group of people and groups are mixed into mixed groups.
At the end of the 18th century and beginning of the19th, the English surveyor Renel (1764 – 77) and the resident lease-holders and land-owners located the Jatar Deul temple. A historical evidence, written by Prof. Dipankar Naskar
The present discourse is a brief empirical attempt to explain some important iconographic features of a Jaina Tirthankara image presently housed in a village called Babladiha located in the Mangalkot Police Station in the Bardhaman district of West Bengal.
Dr. Chandan Roy The Legend says that the origin of the Lord Shiva’s Gajan is from Religious Folk Song. In their opinion the Dharmaraj Thakur is the another shapeless incarnation of Lord Buddha, and whose worshipping structure is almost like the Horse of Terracotta. This was first introduced in the hand of lower community like […]