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Why bengalis are associated with black magic

Asked by Satya Pandey, 13 Aug '08 09:28 am
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Answered by Abhijit Datta, 13 Aug '08 09:30 am

 
  
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Black magic is there amongst many communities and is not a sole prerogative of Bengalis. At some point of time it got largely accepted in eastern India in general and Bengal in particular due to Tantric sect, which was imported from Tibet. In Bengal, Goddess Durga has many forms like Kali, Jagaddhatri, Tara, Chandi etc. At some point of time, probably around end of the first millennium AD, the cult of Tara became quite popular in Bengal; Concept of Goddess Tara was imported from Tibet. Though China claims that Tibet is a part of China, but the fact remains that barring a short period during Ming dynasty, Tibet was never under China. But from time to time Tibet had accepted Chinese suzerainty and one such occasion was during the rule of Tang dynasty. Tang emperor Tai Tsung's made Tibet to accept Chinese suzerainty and to cement the relationship further, his daughter was given to Tibetan king through a marriage bond. In every civilization, in ancient times, Kings used to identify themse ...more
Answered by Sankar Mitra, 13 Aug '08 05:36 pm

 
  
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