Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2018, Durga Puja 2018 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 2018 starts on 15 October with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 19 October with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja.
Originally, Durga Puja begins on Mahalaya Amavasya as Mahalaya Durga Puja (Mahalaya Torpon) and resumes on Shashti Puja with Kalparambho. In other parts of India, Durga Navratri Puja is celebrated for 10 days starting from Ashwin Pratipada.
Here are the details of Shubh Muhurats for Durga Puja 2018 and other information of rituals involved with Durga Puja in Bengal as per Bengali calendar.
Mahalaya Torpon – 8 October 2018
Panchami – 14 October 2018
Durga Puja 2018 calendar or schedule in Bengali calendar
Panchami Durga Puja – 14 October 2018 – 28 Aashin 1425
Auspicious Time for Bodhon – in the evening
Shashti Durga Puja – 15 October 2018 – 29 Aashin 1425
Shashthi, Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon, Amantran and Adhivas
Saptami Durga Puja – 16 October 2018 – 30 Aashin 1425
Saptami, Navpatrika Puja, Kolabou Puja
Ashtami Durga Puja – 17 October 2018 – 30 Aashin 1425
Ashtami, Durga Ashtami, Kumari Puja, Sandhi Puja
Nabami Durga Puja – 18 October 2018 – 31 Aashin 1425
Navami, Bengal Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Navami Homa
Dashami Durga Puja – 19 October 2018 – 1 Kartik 1425
Dashami, Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami, Sindoor Khela Utsav
Hindupad thanks to Shri Pratyush Chatterjee of Kolkata for his kind information on Durga Puja 2018 timings and muhurats for Puja.