Here's why the same Durga Puja is celebrated differently in different parts of the country.
The conch in her hand symbolises the divine cosmic sound, Om.
Filmmakers choose controversial names for a brief popularity ride.
She is the ultimate iconic form, present in every expression, movement and mood, natural and supernatural.
She is protective form of Shakti, burning up all ignorance, as her fiery nature energises our highest motivation.
The likes of Smriti Irani are bent upon destroying India's diversity, and clearly want dominance of the upper caste to prevail.