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. […]

Maha Sashti 2015

Maha Sashti, Durga Sashti, is the sixth day of Navratri. It marks the beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2015, Maha Sashti date is October 19. On Maha Sashti, Durga idol is brought to pandals from the place of idol preparation in Bengal and some other Eastern parts of India where Durga Puja is […]

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 […]

Durga Puja 2014 begins

Goddess Durga

Today, 30 September 2014 Durga Puja begins in Bengal. Durga Puja is a five-day puja dedicated to Goddess Shakti. It begins with Maha Sashti and ends with Bijoya Dashami. Kalparambho on Maha Sashti marks the beginning of Puja and with Durga Bisarjan the puja ends. Apart from Kalparambho, Durga Devi Bodhon, Amantran and Adhibas are […]

Navratri 2012 dates, Navratri Calendar 2012

Navratri 2012 dates are listed here. Navratri (Durga Navratras, Navratri Durga Puja) is celebrated for 4 times in a year. Navratri 2012 in October dates and Navratri calendar for 2012 is given here. Chaitra Navratri, Ashad Navratri, Ashwin Navratri, and Magh Navratri are the Navratras celebrated. Chaitra Navratri falls in March, Ashad Navratri in June […]