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Goddess Kali
West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.22

She was living history: CM on Lata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government announced a half-holiday in the state on Monday to honour the legacy of Lata Mangeshkar, mourned the legendary singer’s demise and reminisced the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

People  /  Published 05.11.21

Durga and Kali idols from teen sculptor

Initially, his family, comprising his parents and two younger brothers, found it difficult to manage the extra expense for Subrata to make idols. But later, father Biswanath started saving to make his...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 04.11.21

Dark deity to divine daughter: The evolution of Kali on terracotta

At the Rajrajeswari temple at Kotalpur, Hooghly, which was built in 1694, the figure of a saree-clad Kali is seen beside one of Durga. A further example of mellowing Kali’s ferocity is the story...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 04.11.21

Naihati’s Boro Maa Kali: Where grandeur meets devotion

Upon completing the exhausting act of submission, Das rises to her feet, gleaming. She adds: “This was my first time with the dandi. I sincerely hope Boro Maa will grant my wishes. She is known ...
By Samriddha Dutta, Priyam Marik


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