Durga Puja is celebrated all over India,but widely in the state of West Bengal. After that, she took birth as the daughter of Himavan and was called Shailaputri.
The round the clock relentless effort by the artisans who remain behind the arch light makes it possible. Following are the complete list of days of Durga Puja 2018-.
I remembered some old pics which I had clicked in 2012 — found worth sharing —. After making the fasting resolution, we construct an altar made from earth into which we sow Barley seeds.
Her three eyes emanate lightning, and flames appear from her nostrils. Print whole topic.
The Kalash is established before beginning the fast, filled with holy water, and covered with a coconut, and then the akhand jyoti deepa of Bhagawati Devi. All rights reserved.
In this puja, all the nine planets, Gods and Goddesses invoked and invited to sit in the Kalash. As Of Today, only 30 days are left for Durga Puja. Drama, dance, and cultural performances are widely held.
It is so deeply ingrained in our system, that as a second nature, we look forward to those 4 days right from the time we receive a new Bengali calendar. In 2018, Durga Puja takes place from October 15 to October 18, followed by the grand immersion of Durga idols on October 19. On this day, it is belived that Goddess Durga descends on the earth with her four children including Ganesha, Kartikeya, Lakshami and Saraswati. On this day, Goddess Durga idol is said to have invoked with life by the ritual of Pran Pratisthan.
After the process of immersion is over, people enjoy delicious dinner and sweets.
The left upper hand holds a tambourine and the lower one is in ashirvad mudra. The world was under threat from the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura, that no man or god could defeat. Durga Puja is one of the biggest festivals of state of India that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and grandeur.
Of Her four hands, the left two ones hold a cleaver and a torch, and the right two are in the mudras ashirvad and suraksha. On the dwitiya tithi, Brahmacharini is worshipped.