Mahalaya is the starting day of the Durga Puja festival and people begin this day by listening to the Mahishasur Mardini song early in the morning. The Mahalaya song is also played from 4’o clock on different radio stations and most people wake to its tunes. People wish each other Subho Mahalaya, and Maa ese gachen, and in many other Bengali terms. All of them celebrate the arrival of this holy festival and the holy goddess.
Mahalaya marks the end of Pitri Paksha and on this day fathers and sons pay tribute to their ancestors by worshipping the Goddesses Ganga. It is a very important ritual and is considered auspicious. “Tarpan” is the name of the ritual and the banks of the river Ganga can be seen flooded with males honouring and paying a tribute to their ancestors on this holy day.
Subho Mahalaya Quotes
Subho Mahalaya or শুভ মহালয়া is the on the 15th of September this year,i.e., 2020. Below we have different types of Quotes and Images about Mahalaya both in English and Bengali language. Let’s celebrate the arrival of Maa Durga with complete joy and loving attitude and also by wishing all. You might also like to see Mahalaya Images.
Here listen to the old Mahishasur Mardini song by Birendra Krishna Bhadra.