With just few days left, Durga Puja preparations are in full swing in West Bengal. Every year, famous pandals of
With just few days left, Durga Puja preparations are in full swing in West Bengal. Every year, famous pandals of Kolkata attract devotees for their unique designs. Shree Bhoomi Sporting Club, known for their captivating puja pandals has set the theme as Vatican City's St. Peters Basilica church this year. The club, located at Bidhannar, is also celebrating its the Golden Jubilee Celebration of 50 years. State minister and club president Sujit Bose told that over 100 artisans have made the pandal which took almost 60 days to complete. Last year themed as Burj Khalifa, the club expects this year's theme will fulfil people's wishes to visit the European country right here in Kolkata.
Durga Puja, an auspicious Hindu festival, symbolises the victory of good over evil, commemorating goddess Durga's victory over Mahishasur. Themed-pandals in the north Indian belt have become an inseparable part of celebrating the festival.(ANI)
Vatican City, a city-state surrounded by Rome, Italy, is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church and the home to Pope. Saint Peter's Basilica church -one of the four major Basilica's in Rome - dates back to the year 1626.(ANI)
The church is one of the Catholic Church’s holiest temples and an important pilgrimage site. In Hindu tradition, goddess Durga is ceremonially worshipped in the Ashwin month, which is normally between October and September, when Durga Puja is held.(ANI)
Goddess Druga appeared from the fusion of all the gods' energies in heaven to destroy Mahishasura. From dressing in new garments, handing out sweets, cleaning homes, some people even perform fasting to express their devotion.(ANI)
(File) Sree Bhumi Sporting Club's Dubai skyscraper Burj Khalifa themed Durga Puja pandal that witnessed huge crowd last year.(ANI)