Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Durga Puja 2010: Festival of Goddess Durga

Durga Puja mostly observed in September or October (Hindu Ashwin month) is one of the most famous Hindu festivals. Durga Puja 2010 begins with Mahalaya on 7 October, 2010. All Durga puja festivals rituals and celebration being with Durga saptami on 13 October, 2010. It is one of the biggest and most popular festival of West Bengal. Durga puja also celebrate on huge level in eastern part of India. Specially in West Bengal people give great welcome married daughter. Traditionally Durga puja festival celebrates in month of Ashwin according to Hindu calendar which comes on late September or mid-October.

Auspicious Mahalaya Days data in Ashwin month.

7 October, 2010 - Mahalaya Being
13 October, 2010 - Durga Puja Shasti
14 October, 2010 - Maha Saptami
15 October, 2010 - Durga Ashtami
16 October, 2010 - Durga Navami or Maha Nabami
17 October, 2010 - Dashami or Dasara

The Maha Ashtami and the Maha Navami is the most auspicious day of the Durga Puja festival.


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    Chetan Bharadwaj
    Amar Durga Puja team
    FOURDY Group