Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Come Dasahara, the profiteers are diverting people from the essence of this unique reminder of agro-matriarchal-militancy to their network of exploitation under festivities of no relevance to the real concept of Durga. Two decades ago I had … Read more →
Difference of Durga from Durga.
By Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Buddha, in his birthplace Orissa, is worshiped in the form of Sri Jagannatha and Sri Jagannatha is evolved from Jaganta -Jaganmata of Orissa’s agro-tribes. On occasion of the festival of Jaganmata Durga, this article in Oriya, … Read more →
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Kali Puja (Ceremony of Kali) of Orissa is not Diwali or the festival of lamps, as some modern Oriyas tend to take. It reminds us Oriyas of the battle of our matriarch tribes against Vedic imperialists, specifically … Read more →