Hundreds of puja pandals are set up every year in the Berhampore, Cossimbazar, Khagra jagdamba mandir (kajal saha & ganesh bhakat MULTIFRESH, Madhupur, Gorabazaar area. All pandal are decorated with lights and sounds. Swarnamoyee, Baganpara, Bishtupur, Madhupur Balark Sangha, Ranibagan, Kadai, Swargadham, Ajana Sangha, Cossimbazar Choto Rajbari are famous and the oldest durga puja from this area. Cossimbazars Puja is the oldest puja which is about 300 years old. All visitors are mostly from Berhampore city and coming through different part of Murshidabad. district and adjacent districts. Specially the Astami and Nabami nights are filled with crowd from different part of the district. Visitors come out on the roads with their family and friends. They enjoy the festival through the night. Also the Bisorjon (immersion of idol) to Bhagarathi River is a beautiful scene. A huge number of visitors gather on the river side (Gorabajar Ghat, Khagra Ghat) to visit the last journey of Durga Pratima. Generally the pandals and idols of Madhupur area win the prizes and famous artists perform during these days. Lighting from Chandan Nagar is done in this area to a great extent to increase the beauty of the Puja nights.
I SNAP IT AT COSSIMBAZAR RAJBARI. HOPE ALL WILL LIKE IT
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arijit_ghosh86 (795) 2011-10-17 8:06
Rajbari's Puja and Idol both are very traditional and rich. Very nice shot with good framing.
TFS and Subho Bijoya ( Belated )
madhumita_roy86 (2344) 2011-10-17 12:04
Very good work... nice view...good management of light... keep sharing....
rmajum (1151) 2011-10-18 0:54
You have presented a picture not normally seen. Cossimbazar Rajbari is a famous puja. Like the arches leading to the Durgamandir. Good light and clarity. Well seen POV.
peppe59 (14551) 2011-10-18 8:40
very interesting picture with perfect light management.
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-10-18 10:23
What a spectacular shot of the Goddess Durga glowing and colorful. The green and red work very well here. Nice inclusion of the pujari and the devotee. Well presented with sharpness.
Graal (99762) 2011-10-19 23:26
an interesting view and nice composition here. I like the natural frame. Good colours and contrast. Well informations also.
Have a nice day.
delpeoples (54625) 2011-10-20 21:33
Namaskar dear Nilotpal
What I always admire about the religions of your country is that the Gods and Godesses are so much more beautiful and decorated than those of the Western religions. Here you have managed the different light strengths superbly. I love the colour and this very natural scene of daily life in your colourful, exotic country.
Have a beautiful day and thanks for sharing
- Copyright: Nilotpal Patra (nilotpal_patra) (1688)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-10-05
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Nikon Coolpix L20
- Exposure: f/3.1, 1/60 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-10-17 7:57