Posts Tagged With 'Hooghly District'

Bengali New Year or Poyela Boishakh in Hooghly District

Posted by Depali in Uncategorized April 14, 2011  |  Comments Off
Bengali New Year or Poyela Boishakh in Hooghly District

Bengali New Year or Poyela Boishakh is the first day of Bengali calendar which is celebrated both in Bangladesh and West Bengal and also in the Bengali communities of Assam and Tripura. It connects all Bengalis irrespective of religious and regional differences. This day is considered as a public holiday both in West Bengal and Assam and it is celebrated in mid-April.

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Sri Ramakrishna – An Intellectual Mystic Of Our Hooghly District

Posted by Depali in Uncategorized March 03, 2011  |  Comments Off
Sri Ramakrishna - An Intellectual Mystic Of Our Hooghly District

Sri Ramakrishna was a famous intellectual mystic of 19th century. Sri Ramakrishna was born on 18 February 1836 in the village of Kamarpukur in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. His parents were Kshudiram Chattopadhyaya and Chandramani Devi, who were very poor but very pious. His childhood name was Gadadhar. In his childhood, everyone was fond of him. He was always disinclined towards worldly affairs than studies. But he was always a very talented boy, and can also sing and paint. He was often found to be in spiritual mood.

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Swami Vivekananda – Hooghly District

Posted by Adriza in Uncategorized February 26, 2011  |  Comments Off
Swami Vivekananda - Hooghly District

Swami Vivekananda also popularly known as Narendranath Dutta was born on 12 th January 1863 in a Kayastha family in Shimla Pally at Kolkata, during the festival of Makar Sankranti. His father Vishwanath Dutta was an attorney of Calcutta High Court and his mother Bhuvaneshwari Devi was pious and devotional. One of her sayings, which her son frequently quoted, was “Remain pure all your life; guard your own honor and never transgress the honor of others. Be very tranquil, but when necessary, harden your heart.

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