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Wednesday

Mittwoch

 

13 September 2017

16:00 hrs

 

Durga Puja Special

 

GLIMPSES OF INDIA

DEVI DURGA

 

Documentary film

Producer: MEA, New Delhi

Language: English

Duration: 26min

Preceded by a talk by

Ms Anjana Singh

(deutsch)

 

 

Durga Puja is extensively celebrated with much fervor and devotion in whole of India. It is not just a festival, but a major socio-cultural event. Gigantic statues of the goddess are raised at a towering height to portray the triumph of good over evil. The rituals of Durga Puja include offering prayers to the Goddess to seek her blessings. The celebrations of Durga Puja have gone far beyond religion. Culturally, the Durga Puja includes public ceremonies, music, dance and art as intrinsic part of the celebrations.

 

Durga Puja wird mit viel Inbrunst und Hingabe in ganz Indien gefeiert. Es ist nicht nur ein Festival, sondern eine wichtige sozio-kulturelle Veranstaltung. Gigantische Statuen der Göttin werden gebaut, um den Sieg des Guten über das Böse zu porträtieren. Die Rituale der Durga Puja umfassen Gebete zur Göttin um ihren Segen zu ersuchen. Die Feierlichkeiten der Durga Puja gehen weit über Religion hinaus. Kulturell umfasst die Durga Puja öffentliche Zeremonien, Musik, Tanz und Kunst als wesentlicher Bestandteil der Feierlichkeiten.

 

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