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Durga Puja

With every passing hour, Autumn comes near. For the large Bengali community around the world, it means only one thing. Their biggest festival, the Durga Puja, is drawing nearer and nearer. It is the time when the whole of Bengal pulsates with the unique philharmonic of conch shells, the rhythms of dhaks (drums), the "Ulu Dhyani" (tongue sounds) of Bengali women, the burning of dhoop (incense), pushpanjalis (flower offerings) and of course, the chanting of hymns and prayers. Nature seems to join into the celebration with the sunny weather, clear blue sky and gentle breeze that blows time and again. The spirit of festivity breaks loose all over Bengal and wherever Bengalis have a presence. To mark the four days of high Durga Puja festivity, here we bring for all Bengali people a unique section on Durga Puja. Check out our wide range of eCards, stories, wallpapers and recipes for Durga Puja. Also go through our informative articles on Durga Puja Aarti, Baroari Durga Puja and many more. Come then, lose yourself in our splendid Durga Puja section. Shubho Sharodiya!

In India, Durga Puja 2024 will begin on Friday, 20 October and end on Tuesday, 24 October.

General fashion trends that you can consider for Durga Puja:

Traditional Sarees: Opt for vibrant and richly embroidered sarees in fabrics like silk, georgette, or chiffon. Look for sarees with intricate designs, motifs, or zari work.

Lehengas: Choose lehengas in bright colors and adorned with embellishments like sequins, beads, or mirror work. You can pair them with a matching blouse or experiment with contrasting colors.

Anarkali Suits: Anarkali suits are popular for festive occasions like Durga Puja. Look for suits with floor-length flared skirts, intricate embroidery, or traditional prints.

Fusion Wear: If you prefer a modern touch, you can experiment with fusion wear. Consider combining traditional elements with contemporary silhouettes or incorporating traditional textiles in Western-style outfits.

Jewelry: Enhance your outfit with traditional jewelry like gold or silver necklaces, earrings, bangles, or maang tikka. You can also explore statement jewelry pieces that complement your attire.

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