Evolution of Durga Puja in Bengal and some thoughts on sacred Arts

When and where the actual Durga Puja started is a matter of debate. From the chapters of Indus Valley civilization, we get the worshipping...

Recalling Chandidas: The first humanist poet of Bengal

Chandidas (1408 CE) was one of the most prominent and admired poets of Medieval Bengal. There is a total of four individuals found with...

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