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Sindur Khela: Why Do Bengali Women Play with Sindur On The Last Day of Durga Puja?

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Sindur Khela: Why Do Bengali Women Play with Sindur On The Last Day of Durga Puja?

Indians are familiar with the ritual Sindur Khela that takes place at the last place of the Durga Puja. Till date, Durga Puja customs and rituals have been depicted in great details on many films like Kahaani and television shows. In these shows, Bengali women were shown playing with vermilion. While Sindur Khela is quite famous among Bengalis and non-Bengalis, not many know about the history and significance of this ritual. Celebrating Durga – The Daughter and The GoddessAccording to Bengalis, Goddess Durga travels to her home on Earth once a year for five days, which we celebrate as Durga...

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