Durga Pooja Navratra | Date of Event : 26-30 Sept 2017 | Fairs & Festivals
in India, Durga Pooja Navratra, Date of Event, Fairs & Festivals,
Date of Event : 26-30 Sept 2017
Durga Puja is celebrated in
West Bengal, particularly in the city of Kolkata. It's the biggest and
most important occasion of the year there.
Durga Puja - the ceremonial worship of the mother goddess, is one of
the most important festivals of India. Apart from being a religious
festival for the Hindus, it is also an occasion for reunion and
rejuvenation, and a celebration of traditional culture and customs.
While the rituals entails ten days of fast, feast and worship, the
last four days - Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and Dashami - are celebrated
with much gaiety and grandeur in India and abroad, especially in
Bengal, where the ten-armed goddess riding the lion is worshipped with
great passion and devotion.