Durga Puja 2015 : The Making of Maa Durga

Durga Puja 2015 : The Making of Maa Durga


Durga Puja 2015 : The Making of Maa Durga : The holy Durga Puja is finally coming. Bengalis calls it Durga Pujo. There are a soothing breeze in the environment of monsoon and also the khushboo of puja mix in environment and make it full of purity and holy. Durga Puja is celebrated just last four days in Kolkata. It is the mark arrival of Maa Durga. The finest artisans of Kolkata are found at the craftsmen’s heaven Kumartuli, to bring the favorite deity of life. 4000 craftsmen housing in over 500 workshops in those bylanes. Maa Durga moulded with extreme devotion and care with their children. To make idols for the festival  they all are move to krishna nagar. Here we have some pictures which shows idol making of Maa Durga.

Artisans get soil from Sonagachi which call a largest red light area of India. They gather soil from there because it said thae there’s soil is pure and holy and also said that when man enter the area they leave behind their purity and virtue. Than they mix the soil with clay and the soil is ready for sculpting for Maa Durga.

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Artisans engrave Maaa DUrga’s feet because it is the rite in Indians that to touch God and Goddess feet to seek their blessings.

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You ever saw in the idol of Maa Durga that she pick sword every time evil has treatened good and because her devotees needed protection everytime. Here are some pictures in which the artisans carves out Maa Durga’s velvety fingers.

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You ever hear the story of Mahishasur or asur. Once he is trying to destroy mankind and Maa Durga took him in a battle and defeated him. In the every idol of Maa Durga struck her sword on the Asur’s neck

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Bengal’s women ever complimented for their eyes. Have you notice artisans shaping Maa Durga’s Eyes, would you know where it comes from. They are the Vision of power, strength, determination and sheer beauty.

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Maa Durga’s Lion known as a beast, ferocious hunter,but Lion tamed by Maa Durga who is the symbol of power and strength.

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We also known Maa Durga as Mahishasuramardini, Shakti Maa, destroyer of  Mahisasura with ten mighty arms that carry her armony.

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Now the artisans tired and exited for next morning in which he complete Maa Durga’s idol and ready her to meet their devotees.

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Maa Durga is looking scenic to having a delicate saree.

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Source: ensine.org

May Maa Durga bless you all, Subho Pujo.