Today is Ashtami, and I assume that Maa Durga has already started to feel a little sad hollow in the pit of her stomach, because the end - of her longed-for visit to her baaper bari (maiden home) - is slowly drawing to a close.
- A flurried ten-handed goddess-wife-mother
- A spaced-out, always-high husband
- Four squabbling children
- Sundry hapless assistants