Mahasashti (Durga Shashti) | Sixth day of Durga Navratri

Maha Sashti (Durga Shashti) is the sixth day during Durga Navratri pooja and this day marks the beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal and some other East Indian states. In 2017, Durga Shashti date is September  26. Sashti during Durga Navaratri is also marks the beginning of Devi Triratra Vrata. On this day, Saraswati Puja starts. […]

Durga Puja 2017 calendar in Bengal | Durga Pooja Schedule | Timings in Bengali Calendar

Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2017, Durga Puja 2017 calendar with timings and muhurats for puja. Durga puja is the most auspicious and the biggest festival celebrated with utmost gusto in Bengal. Durga Puja 2017 starts on 26 September with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 30 September with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja. Originally, Durga Puja begins on […]

Mahalaya Durga Puja 2017 | Beginning of Devipaksha

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Mahalaya, Mahalaya Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha. In 2017, Mahalaya date is September 19. On this day, In Bengal, Durga Puja is started. Devotees welcome Goddess Durga or Mahishasura Mardhini to their homes on this day. The six-day long Durga Puja celebrations will be started on Mahalaya. In other parts of India, people observe […]

Durga Puja 2015 dates, Calendar

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Durga Puja 2015, Durga Puja 2015 dates, Durga Puja calendar 2015. In 2015, when Durga pooja begins, durga puja ends?. Durga Sashti, Saptami, Durga Ashtami. Durga Puja is a four-day Puja observed in Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Bangladesh. Bengali Hindus around the world celebrate Durga Puja for 4-5 days starting from Maha Sashti till Vijaya […]

30 September 2014 – Kalparambho, Bodhon, Amantran

Today, 30 September 2014 marks the beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal. Also observed as Maha Sashti or Durga Sashti, it is the sixth day of Navratri in other parts of India. Kalparambho Durga Puja, Bodhon, Amantran and Adhibas are the main rituals of first day of Durga Puja. Durga Puja Timings, 30 September 2014 Shashti […]

Maha Saptami 2013, Durga Saptami Pooja

Maha Saptami 2013, Durga Saptami Pooja 2013. Maha Saptami 2013 date. It is the seventh day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja in Bengal. Maha Saptami (Durga Saptami) is 7th day of Durga Navaratri and 2nd of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2013, Maha Saptami date is October 11. Mahasaptami is one of […]

Durga Puja in Bengal – Durga Pooja Rituals

Durga Puja is one of the most celebrated festivals in Bengal. Durga Pooja starts with Mahalaya traditionally, the first phase of the waxing moon in Aashin maas (Ashwin month). Mahashashti, also known as Durga Puja shashti, is the inauguration day of Durga Puja in Bengal. The main Durga Pooja starts on Maha Saptami. Mahanavami marks the […]

Mahalaya Durga Puja 2011 – Beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal

Mahalaya Durga Puja is an auspicious occasion which marks the beginning of Durga Puja celebrations. Though, officially and traditionally Durga Puja starts on Maha Sashti and Saptami, Mahalaya ushers Durga Puja. Mahalaya Durga Puja 2011 date is September 27. ‘Mahishasura Mardhini’ is worshipped during night on Mahalaya Amavasya. It is observed 7 days before to […]