The age old temples of Jaugram

These temples situated at Jaugram, Burdwan (West Bengal, India) were built around 400 years ago by zamindars of the Singha Roy Clan (they were the direct descendants of Raja Man Singh of Amber which is now known as Jaipur). The temples are a work of great artistry, which is quite evident from the beautiful murals … Continue reading The age old temples of Jaugram

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Kumortuli

Kumortuli (also spelt Kumartuli, or the archaic spelling Coomartolly) (Bengali: কুমোরটুলি) is a traditionallpotters’ quarter in northern Kolkata. The potters of this place are famous for their great artistry. They usually make idols of various Hindu deities during the festivals, specially during Durga Puja. It is one of the seven wonders of Kolkata. These pictures were taken during my last … Continue reading Kumortuli