Mahalaya Durga Puja 2022 | Beginning of Devipaksha

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Mahalaya, Mahalaya Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha. In 2022, Mahalaya date is September 25. 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 […]

Mahalaya Torpon Time 2017, 19 September

Mahalaya Torpon Time in 2017 – 19 September (Mahalaya Tharpanam) muhurtham is given here. Mahalaya Amavasya date is 19 September. Mahalaya Torpon is a very significant ritual in Bengaliculture. Mahalaya marks the beginning of Devi Paksha and the end of Pitru Paksha. It also marks the traditional countdown of six days to Maha Saptami day. It is also […]

Pitru Paksha 2011 begins Today, 13 September 2011, Shraddh Paksha

Pitru Paksha 2011 begins today, 13 September 2011, with Pratipada Shraddh. Pitru Paksha or Shraddh Paksha is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. It is observed from Krishna Paksha Pratipada to Amavasya in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and it coincides with Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu & […]

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 […]