A whiff of William Dalrymple. The puja takes place in a round fashion between three houses of the sons of Rupram Bhattacharya. Roy Road. During Bodhon, the family deity Narayan is also brought to this enclosure. The Puja is now hosted alternatively at different locations by different branches of the family.
This ritual was meticulously followed since 1809, the year when Durga Puja was started in the family. Till the 1960s the minuscule figures on the chalchitra were painstakingly painted by the artist but now all are printed on sheets and pasted there. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Take a right from here to get into the P.
Auto rickshaws are also available but they cost more. Hire a Toto and ask For Sanjher Atachala. He had shifted his kingdom from the current place of Fort William to Khidderpore over around 200 bighas of land. Twitter Facebook Google. It stays there during The Durga Puja and is replaced on their way back to the family deity after immersing the Durga idol on Bijoya Dasami. Babu Khelat Chandra Ghosh was an eminent performer and a champion of the Indian classical music, dance and other art forms.
The family deity is Batai Chandi, an avatar of Goddess Kali. Batai Chandi is one of the most regarded Goddess in Shibpur area. He was also the owner of a number of ships. The women of the family follow the ritual of Dhunaporano.
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Originally from Bankura, the Durga Puja here is more than 120 years old. Dhuno Porano rituals are observed here on Ashtami. Khub sundor kore Poripati kore lekha apnar ei blog ta. The Puja is conducted at the thakurdalan on Muktaram Babu Street or in the courtyard whose entrance is through the narrow Mitra Lane adjacent to the house.
Originally The Roychowdhury family did not worship Goddess Durga. There are two winged-angels above the Devi on both sides and two tiny female figures at her feet. The thakurdalan here has a cast iron frame with a glass behind it.