Durga Puja

Dhooni Puja at the RBNMS grounds in Bangalore

A little girl reaches for the Arthi at the Pandal

A young woman performs as a part of the Arthi competition

Women get ready for the Sindhoor ceremony, the final day

Smearing Sindhoor on each other

A joyous Bengali at the festival

All images copyright 2006 Dr Vivek M

3 Comments so far

  1. Apun Ka Desh (unregistered) on October 3rd, 2006 @ 10:19 pm

    Great Pictures !

  2. anita (unregistered) on October 4th, 2006 @ 5:54 pm

    the spirit of durga puja, well captured! missed this time’s celebrations. hopefully, next year will be around to take a few pics too!

  3. Mytri (unregistered) on October 4th, 2006 @ 6:20 pm

    How interesting!! I never knew that they drew images on each other. And all of them have white wtih red border saree on!! Thank you for educating us.

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