Ritual Alpona for Tara Broto : Mother with children
During the Tara Broto observed by unmarried girls , they sometimes make a line drawing of a mother with many children - expressing the maiden`s wish for complete fulfilment as a woman, by becoming mother to a large number of children.
Source : Meyeli Broto Bishoy - ed.Sanat Kumar Mitra; Pustak Biponi, Kolkata, 1998
Subject : Alpona