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BAGA’s Saraswati Puja program by the kids

March 2019
BAGA’s Saraswati Puja program by the kids

 

(Left) The tiny performers at BAGA's Saraswati puja won hearts.

 

The Bengali Association of Greater Atlanta (BAGA) celebrated Saraswati Puja on February 9, 2019 at Shiloh High School.

BAGA is a nonprofit organization that strives to promote and sustain the rich culture of our Bengali heritage in American society and has been active for the past 38 years, through charitable, educational, and literary activities in the Southeastern United States.

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Altar decoration for puja.


Saraswati, the Goddess of Learning, was auspiciously invoked by our priest and was offered puja. 

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This was followed by anjali, offering prayer to the goddess by all devotees to the chants of Sanskrit slokas by the priest.

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Touching the flame.

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Boys getting ready for their performance!


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Lunch.

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Kids' art competition.


Then prasad as well as lunch was distributed. Soon after, the cultural festivities began! For the children, an art competition was held.

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Young members of BAGA hosted a program with Bengali dance and song, and ended the night with the play “Jhala Pala.” All the performers and the emcees were children, and they did an amazing job.

Website Bonus Feature

Photos:
Saraswati Puja, 2019 - Cultural Program Albums Saraswati Puja, 2019 - Cultural Program
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https://www.facebook.com/pg/BagaAtlanta/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1771419129626190

Saraswati Puja, 2019 Albums Saraswati Puja, 2019
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​https://www.facebook.com/pg/BagaAtlanta/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1770175879750515 

Videos:
Saraswati puja live
https://www.facebook.com/BagaAtlanta/videos/336494067074514/
another
https://www.facebook.com/BagaAtlanta/videos/510469282811006/

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Executive Committee, 2019: Dipanjan Banerjee, Subho Nath, Sukla Mondal, Moitri D. Sarker, Paromita DasGupta Ghosh, Kamalaksha Das, and Suman Rudra.


 

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