Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Sunday created a sand art at Puri beach in Odisha wishing everyone on Diwali and Kali Puja. Spreading the message of Green Diwali, he sculpted the face of Goddess Kali inside a burning lamp made of sand. The artwork adorned with beautiful colours is 60 foot long and 30 foot wide. Sharing pictures of the artwork on Twitter, Sudarsan also urged people to celebrate Diwali in an environment-friendly manner without causing air or noise pollution. Kali Puja, also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja coincides with Lakshmi Puja which is observed during Diwali celebrations. Shubho Kali Pujo 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, Maa Kali Images, Facebook Messages, GIF Greetings, Happy Kali Puja Quotes and SMSes to Send on Diwali.
Kali Puja is celebrated on the new moon day of the Hindu month of Kartik. Goddess Kali is worshipped during the observance in northeastern regions like West Bengal, Sylhet, Rangpur, Mithila, Odisha, Assam, Chittagong and others. While Goddess Laxmi is worshipped in North India and other parts of the country. Tweeting pictures of the sand art, Pattnaik wrote, "May maa bless you with happiness all the year through! Wishing you a Happy #KaliPuja #HappyDiwali2019."
Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Sand Art Wishing Kali Puja And Diwali:
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 27, 2019
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 26, 2019
Also known as Dipanwita Kali Puja, people create clay sculptures of Goddess Kali and worship it with by chanting prayers. The idol is offered red hibiscus flowers, animal blood in skull, rice, fish and meat. The worshipper meditates throughout the night until dawn. Diwali calls for large scale celebrations across the country and outside. The festival is marked with various observances, traditions and customs. People meet their friends, family and near ones and prefer to spend the day together.