Date and Time: Durga Puja is practiced all over India. However, it is one of the special religious and social festivals in the Bengali traditional society. Durga is worshiped in the month of Ashwin or Chaitra. However, according to Tantra scriptures, all places are the place of Durga. All the time during Durga Puja.
The countdown has begun. According to the calendar, the best festivals of Bengal are Maki and only 100 days. Then the conch shell of Bodhan will sound. Namo Namo Karo has been observed for the last 2 years due to Corora. But this time, the entrepreneurs from the artist do not want to put any defect in any part. So the busyness has started in Kumartuli. Shardiya Durga Puja is usually performed from the sixth to the tenth day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Ashwin. These five days are known as “Durgashti”, “Mahasaptami”, “Mahastami”, “Mahanabami” and “Vijayadashami” respectively. The white side of the month of Ashwin is called “Devipaksh”. Shardiya Durga Puja is called “Akalbodhan”. According to Kalika Purana and Brihadharma Purana, Durga was worshiped in autumn during the battle of Rama and Ravana. According to Hindu scriptures, the gods sleep in the autumn. So this time is not the right time for their worship. It is called Akal puja, hence the name of this puja is “Akalbodhan”. According to these two Puranas, Brahma enlightened and worshiped Durga to help Rama. Krittibas Ojha writes in his Ramayana that Rama himself enlightened and worshiped Durga.
Durga Puja is practiced all over India. However, it is one of the special religious and social festivals in the traditional Bengali society. Durga Mahapuja is performed on the auspicious day of Ashwin or Chaitra month. However, according to Tantra scriptures, all places are the place of Durga. All the time during Durga Puja. However, there are basically four Navaratris in a year. Among them are two secret Navratri. Maha Durga is worshiped on all four Navratri. Ashwin’s Navratri Puja is known as Shardiya Puja and Basant’s Navratri Puja is known as Basantik Durga Puja.
This year Durgapuja schedule
Date of mahalaya
* Sunday, September 25
Date of Durgapuja
Mahapanchami – September 30, Friday
* Mahasasthi – October 1, Saturday
* Mahasaptami – October 2, Sunday
* Mahaashtami – October 3, Monday
* Mahanabami – Tuesday, October 4
* Mahadashami – 5 October, Wednesday
Every year Durga Pujo follows certain rules. According to the Kalika Purana, the eighteenth Mahisasurmardini Ugrachanda will be recited on the ninth day of Krishnapaksha, the sixteenth Mahuasasurmardini will be recited on the fourteenth day of Krishnapaksha and the four-armed and ten-armed Mahisasurmardini will be recited on the ninth day. The name of the new moon at the beginning of the goddess’s side is Mahalaya; On this day Hindus pay homage to their ancestors. The last day of Devipaksha is Kojagari full moon. On this day Hindu goddess Lakshmi is worshiped. Somewhere Durga Puja is celebrated for fifteen days. In that case the puja starts on the ninth day before the mahalaya.