Category Archives: Kolkata

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Free Wallpaper – The Hindu Goddess Durga

With the Durga Puja festivities about to begin around the Hindu world I am offering a free wallpaper image that I took at the 2011 Durga Puja in Kolkata, India. I hope you enjoy it. […]

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The Kushti Wrestlers of Calcutta, India

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Calcutta’s South Park Street Cemetery

It’s monsoon season again, in Calcutta, the latter part of the eighteenth century. Life is anything but easy. The River Hooghly is past flood stage and water is standing everywhere, a repository for human waste, […]

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The Streetcars of Calcutta, India

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The Ubiquitous Yellow Taxis of Calcutta, India

 

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Durga Puja ~ Multimedia Slide Show

Durga Puja, the Hindu festival honoring the Goddess Durga in Calcutta, India, is a kaleidoscopic series of events spread over many days that tends to overwhelm ones senses with its sights and sounds. See my […]

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Photographing Durga Puja ~ India’s Hindu Festival

To be in Calcutta, now officially named Kolkata, India, for the Durga Puja was an amazing experience and a photographer’s dream. The Puja is the worship of the Hindu goddess Durga when she revisits earth […]

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