Shyama - Tribute to the deity. Eastern India, including West Bengal, Odisha and Assam worship Goddess Kali on the new moon in the month of Kartik. Kali Puja is also called Shyama Puja and is the second most celebrated festival after Durga Puja in Eastern India. It is widely believed that in Bengal, noted 16th century Tantric scholar Krishnananda Agamavagisha was the one who started Kali Puja. The tantric scholar had once dreamt of Goddess Kali, who had until then largely been associated with death and darkness. However, the dark goddess instructed Agamavagisha to worship her in a form that highlighted her in a more motherly avatar. Thus, Agamavagisha is often attributed with popularising the worship of Kali in a milder iconography -- a form that is still worshipped across Bengal to this date.
About Soumita Saha
Soumita Saha is a versatile International singer and composer born in Kolkata.Soumita is also an eminent Painter who's art work has been appreciated all over the globe.Soumita is a singer with an extraordinary soulful voice.Soumita remains one of the most acknowledged Singer and has been increasingly appreciated by discerning audience both in India and abroad Soumita is the first Kolkata based singer from music industry of Kolkata to have worked with International record company . The social media sweetheart who virtually earned the crown to be addressed as Kolkata's Justin Bieber. Her father Swapan Saha is one of Kolkata’s eminent Tagore Song exponent, while her mother Madhumita Saha is a renowned critic. Her musical journey started at a tender age when her parents bought her a toy piano.Soumita’s rendering originates from her soul, helping the audience to see and feel the visual imagery which is so very unique to Tagore’s music and other genre she is performs . Soumita Saha is one of those singer who already worked with International Record label.Soumita’s journey started as a child performer. She won several accolades at school level, performed at various occasions, was trained under eminent musicians and is now a part of several music bands that included a few amaturist operation a few turned professional.She is well trained and certified in the field of Rabindrasangeet and Indian Classical Music She captured the vision of print media in 2002 after winning a gold medal in a reputed music competitions like Surer Satkahon and many more in Kolkata. At the age of 10, she was in the limelight. Her first big break came when she performed live on ETV Bangla,RV Plus Tv. Since then she has performed on various big platforms. Radio Stations like ,Big FM and Radio JU also took initiative to broadcast her Interview in popular programs Sanskriti and many other. This gave her energy to upload her performance to YouTube.Since then she never looked back ,she earned the repute of Teen sensation .
At the age of 19,the young singer performed a compilation inspired by Gajedra verma’s Emptiness and named it Tere Bina .Tere Bina gave her immense popularity,Emptiness III Tere Bina became huge hit and eventually turned out to be ‘Break up anthem’ of youth.
The young singer proved her versatility with the success of her Tagore Song album Nisarga Madhuri .She proved her versatility when she collaborated with mumbai based producer Kraxus and worked with Florida based record label for her international Single Ishq .Ishq was streamed more than 1000 times within 24 hours of release .
Soumita's Contribution to the field of Rabindra Sangeet deserves special mention.She has bridged the gap between authenticity and mordern arrangements.
Soumita's Art work got exhibited in many cities across the country. One of her art work also was exhibited at Portland's Artreach Art Gallery.
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