Durga Puja . . .

Durga Puja
At the end of every year in autumn she returns to her paternal home in Bengal from her husband Shiva’s house in Kailash, a mountain range of the Himalayan’s. Ever year she takes different routs and vehicles to arrive at the plains of Bengla. The vehicle she chooses affects the agriculture and other aspect of Bengalis life. If she is arrives by boat for examples, It result in an increase in agricultural yields and rise of water in the rivers which might ever cause floods. This year she arrives by elephant. Every year Bengali Hindus throughout the world celebrate the five-day Durga festival the greatest and the most colorful festival in their calendar. Dhaka, Bangladesh October 2008 ©Monirul Alam

Photo:Monirul Alam

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