It was summer and our courtyard was full as always had been. He was playing the drum (Dhak) and turning on his heels. The decorative plumes on the drum were touching the faces of the children standing nearby.
…But when you come back, you will find that it is impossible to forget about its unforgettable moments captured by your eyes. You can remember all the curves of the trail, you can feel the velvet under the feet, and you can remember different colorful canvas of different species of Guras and vast variety of other flowers. A travel story by Dr. Shiladitya Pujari.
Apparently, any two countries may differ in manyways. These include the land, the people, their culture, language, habit and many more. Yet, there are some common things which flow like a undercurrent among all the people throughout the world. That may be humanity or a certain culture or some customs.
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.
Gouranga Chattopadhyay preferred to call these ethnic communities as ‘Fringe Communities’ with the argument that ‘Certain communities in India have tended to stay on the fringes of the Indian society, in terms of participation in the economic, political and ritual structures, for as long as history takes us back…
“Identity, Development and Marginalization: A Journey Through Tribal Life” by Kakali Chakrabarty
Dharmaraja is one of the primordial folk Gods of Bengal. Rituals of worshiping Dharmaraja is very own culture of folk Bengal. Mahamopadhyay Haraprasad Sastri was the one who enlightened Dharmaraja to the elite society. According to him, Dharmaraja was the counterpart of Lord Buddha and the origin of Dharmaraja was from Buddhism’s Triratna (Buddha, Dharma […]
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 […]
Banfora is one of the main part of Shib Gajan. Banfora, often called Banamo is a painful ritual occurs on Nil Puja. A two to six foot iron rod is been used as Baan. There are types Banfora, i.e., Konk Baan, Rog Baan, Angul Baan, Vru Baan and all. Baans are pointed and sharp. […]
Shyamal Kumar Ghosh ” ‘Buro’ from ‘Buro Shiva’ and ‘Raj’ of ‘Dharmaraj’, together with ‘Buroraj’ . Usually by adding ‘Nath’ or ‘Iswar’ is common in this country, not with ‘Raj’. Jamalpur has got it because there are two gods together has become folk deities for the people there.” -Binoy Ghosh There is a railway station, […]
People like Kartick Das and his sons, never believe in ‘more income’, but they love to make the children happy with their job. They love doing it.