Neeharika Roy recalls Navratri celebration in Kolkata as a kid
Neeharika Roy, known for her stint in Zee TV's show Pyaar Ka Pehla Naam Radha Mohan remembers celebrating Navratri in her hometown Kolkata as a kid.
Published: Monday,Oct 16, 2023 10:51 AM GMT-06:00
Neeharika Roy, known for her portrayal of Radha in Zee TV's Pyaar Ka Pehla Naam Radha Mohan, recently shared her heartfelt thoughts on the significance of the festival of Navaratri. In her reflection, she emphasized the vibrancy and cultural richness of this nine-night-long celebration that honors the divine feminine energy in all its manifestations.
"Navaratri," she stated, "is dedicated to worshipping the divine feminine energy, which is beautifully represented through various forms of the Goddess Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati in different regions of India." Reminiscing about her childhood, Neeharika recalled her time in Kolkata, where she and her family used to visit various Durga Maa pandals to seek blessings during this festive season. She fondly remembered how the entire city would come alive with vibrant lights, creating an enchanting ambiance.
Describing the essence of Navaratri, she explained, ''I love how every city has their own special connection with this festival, while Durga Puja is big in Kolkata, cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad have Garba fever; everyone has their own way of celebrating Navaratri.”
Neeharika's perspective resonates with the essence of Navaratri, highlighting the festival's profound significance as a time to honor and celebrate the divine feminine energy while cherishing the diverse regional traditions that make it a truly unique and joyous occasion in India.