Durga Puja: A Colorful & Joyous Celebration!!

Durga Puja: A Colorful & Joyous Celebration!!

Durga Puja Dates
Mahalaya 30th September 2016 Friday
Kalash Sthapana 1st October 2016 Saturday
Panchmi 6th October 2016 Thursday
Shashthi 7th October 2016 Friday
Saptami 8th October 2016 Saturday
Mahaa-Ashtami 9th October 2016 Sunday
Mahaa-nabami 10th October 2016 Monday
Dashami 11th October 2016 Tuesday

It′s a time again to get colored and lost in the devotional zeal of Durga Puja celebration that is marked as one of the most awaited and biggest festival celebrations of the Bengalis and for the people belonging to the state of Assam. However Durga Puja is also celebrated with much gaiety and grandeur in the state of Odisha, Tripura, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat as well.

The festival represents the great victory of goddess Durga over the Buffalo demon named Mahishasura. It’s a six days long festival observed as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Vijayadashami.

The worship of goddess Durga for the six days of celebration takes place on a magnificent scale among the people belonging to the state of West Bengal or other eastern part of the country. The huge and artistic pandals, magnificient idols of goddess Durga, people dancing on the beats of Dhaki (drum) and evenings surrounded with the divine tunes of Goddess Durga aarti are the unforgettable features of every Durga Puja celebration.

Moreover having a portion of delicious bhog, artistic views of pandals, colorful fireworks and mouthwatering food delights at various food corners held at every nook and corner let the entire city drowned in the colors of joyous Durga Puja celebration!!

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