Deccan Chronicle

Navratri Feasting

It is that time of the year when India celebrates its longest festival – Navratri that extends for none days culminating with Vijayadashmi. Navratri is considered as an important sacred festival in the country, where we celebrate the victory of good over evil. India being so diverse and rich in heritage, each corner of the… Read More Navratri Feasting

Spice Route

Durga Puja in Kolkata

Come September, and the whole of India is swept in a surge of festive fervour. Leading the festivities is the 9 day long Navratri celebrations – dedicated to Mother Durga, an embodiment of strength and the divine cosmic form. Legend has it Durga emerged from the collective energies of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma to kill… Read More Durga Puja in Kolkata