Durga Puja 2017
Durga Puja also is known as DurgaUtsov or Navratri is a huge Hindu festival or a typical Bengali Festival in India(primarily West Bengal) that is based mainly on the goddess Durga.It is held in the Hindu month of Ashwin as in the Hindu calendar.This year the Durga Puja 2017 is going to be held in the month of Ashwin according to the Hindi Calendar and in the month of September according to the Gregorian Calendar.It is a multi day festival which is accompanied by a lot of celebrations and pandal hopping all day and night long.Durga Puja is also celebrated in the countries of Bangladesh and Nepal majorly and also scarcely in other foreign countries like the United States Of America, the United Kingdom, Russia and many other countries all around the world.
The primary goddess during the puja days is the goddess Durga.The pujo marks the battle between goddess Durga and the devil evil Mahishasura and the goddess Durga’s emerging victories against the devil.This major Pujo signifies the victory of the Good over Evil,i.e, the victory of goddess Durga over Mahishasura.The festival is a very old tradition of the Hindus and the existence date is very unclear and there are many theories behind it but there are no clear theories about it.
Durga is known for many kinds of names such as Durga Mata or Maa Durga.She is the primary goddess and is followed by Saraswati, Lakshmi, Ganesha and Karthik. All these four of them are goddess Durga’s children.Shiva, goddess Durga’s husband is also revered during this holy festival.
Durga Puja 2017 Date
|Name Of Day||Date||Day Of Week|
|Maha Panchami||25th September,2017||Monday|
|Maha Sasthi||26th September,2017||Tuesday|
|Maha Saptami||27th September ,2017||Wednesday|
|Maha Ashtami||28th September,2017||Thursday|
|Maha Nabami||29th September,2017||Friday|
|Bijaya Dashami||30th September,2017||Saturday|
Durga Puja in Kolkata or Durga Puja Kolkata is very much highly celebrated and very much enjoyed by all citizens all over the city and the state of West Bengal.The Kolkata Durga Puja is avery big and much highly celebrated festivals in the whole country.
Watch this awesome Durga Puja song by Cm Mamata Banerjee.