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22 Dec '17

Poush Mela Shantiniketan

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - December 25 @ 11:30 am
Bolpur Railway Station, Santiniketan Rd
Bolpur, 731204 India

The Poush Mela at Shantiniketan is held every year around December 22 the date on which  Maharshi  Devendranath Tagore with twenty followers accepted the Brahma creed from Ram Chandra Vidyabagish on 21 December 1843 (7th Poush, 1250 according to the Bengali calendar). This was the basis of Poush Utsav (the Festival of Poush) at Shantiniketan. At dawn, Shantiniketan wakes up to the soft music of shehnai. The first to enter the scenario is the Vaitalik group, who go round the ashrama (hermitage) singing songs. It is followed by a…

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