glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga The
huge religious festival of
Durga Puja in Kolkata
Photographs taken in the locality of
Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha,
Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, West Bengal, 04 October 2003
engaged in kirttan at our Temple in Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, in front
of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Madanamohanjiu. The temporary Durga
Mandir of the local community is just visible in the background
behind the devotees.
across 'Tank Three' from the top of our Sangha's nat mandir; and
a closer look at the Durga Temple.
entrance to the Mandir...
Sri Durga Devi inside.
the middle of the nearby Bangur Avenue, a temporary Temple made
with bamboo and cloth; and the Deities within.
the road closed, an appreciative audience listens to live traditional
Devi in another temporary Temple further along Bangur Avenue.
another Temple made for the occasion just off Bangur Avenue. Here
a sound-and-light show takes place inside.
gateway of moving lights welcomes visitors to Dum Dum Park. Traditional
music is heard over loudspeakers everywhere, and there is much activity
throughout the whole day and night.
Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip