Why Are Bengalis So Excited About Durga Puja?
A North Indian have constantly one QUESTION? – ‘why are all BANGALI so wild about Durga Puja?’ Yes it’s obvious to the point that Bongs are obsessed with Durga Puja. As a Bengali I can say ‘Durga Puja is simply wonderful. ’ So there are adequate motivations to be wild about it’.
It isn’t only an occasion that conveys the city of Kolkata to a stop. Durga Puja is a celebration that unites individuals the whole way across India. The fun, nourishment and the enthusiasm that Durga Puja brings is something that can’t be recreated. The whole city transforms into a lovely lala land of satisfaction and harmony.
It’s a well-known fact that Bengalis are foodies. Also, Durga Puja is a prime case. While other individuals observe Navratra by fasting each day, Bengalis absolutely have a great time, eating fish fries, lamb rolls, and Mughlai paratha. Furthermore, angle curry is an absolute necessity. Fasting is confined to daytime, till ‘pushpanjali’. Our Gods are pretty altering about this stuff.
Nourishment slows down at truly every corner serving an assortment of delectable dishes right from cutlet to rosogolla and individuals glutting on them like there’s no tomorrow.
Maybe one of the best thing about Durga Puja is the “bhog” that is being served. It typically comprises of khichudi, alur dom, papad, tomato chutney and rosogolla.
At that point comes dhaak and dhunuchi move. This is simply not a custom move, it is to a greater extent a cheerfulness. As a piece of regular aarti, men and ladies with dhaaks make an atmosphere of festivity and sheer joy. Grown-ups and kids alike can be seen hitting the dance floor with the ideal beat and energy which is practically irresistible.
Without a doubt the most enthusiastic minute for all in Durga Puja is bhasan or drenching when each Bong say farewell to maa Durga and serenade ‘asche bochor abar hobe’, which implies mama Durga will visit us one year from now too. Dashami or the tenth day is set apart with a function known as ‘shidur khela’ (playing with sindur) where hitched ladies apply vermilion to each other’s countenances as likewise to Goddess Durga wearing the customary Bengali clothing.
Last however not the slightest, inundation or bisarjan toward the end of the Durga Puja celebration resemble separating with an individual from the family following five days of asking, devouring and joyful making. Really, Durga puja isn’t just about participating in the customs, yet more about feeling the beat of the festival.