Beautiful ambience of Sinthee Agragami Durga Puja.

Souvik By Souvik, 3rd Nov 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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The article speaks about the beautiful ambience of Sinthee Agragami Durga Puja. It is held in Sinthee area and is very famous.

Sinthee Agragami.

Sinthee Agragami Durga Puja is held in Sinthee area in North Kolkata. It is held close to Binayak Enclave in Kalicharan Ghosh Road.

Durga Puja.

The ambience of the Durga Puja is worth mentioning. The mandap is in the form of a temple where Goddess Durga is worshipped.


Ashtami or mahaastami is the most important puja day for bengalies. In Sinthee Agragami puja any devotees offer puja.


The devotees fast during the day and offer puja in the form of pushpanjali on the day of mahashtami in Sinthee Agragami puja.


The pushpanjali is given by chanting mantras with flowers and leaves and fruits and sweets are offered to Goddess Durga.

Sacred appeal.

There is sacred appeal of the Durga puja. The devotees feel good after offering puja in Sinthee Agragami mandap.


The theme of the puja revolved around peace and Buddhism. So bells are kept in the Puja which showed peace.


At night the bells look very nice. The devotees feel that they are in a temple and the bells are used to please Goddess Durga.


There is excellent lighting in Sinthee Agragami puja. Devotees from huge distances come to see the lighting at night.

Source of images: "The images are taken from private camera of Dr Souvik Chatterji during visit to Kolkata in October, 2015."


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Dr. Souvik Chatterji.
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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
3rd Nov 2015 (#)

Interesting post!

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