Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Durga Puja festival


Durga Navami 2022: Maha Navami date, puja timings, significance, vidhi, muhurat

October 03, 2022 9:25 am

Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2022 date, puja timings: According to Drik Panchang, the Navami tithi begins at 04.37 pm on October 3 and ends at 02.20 pm on October 4

Happy Durga Ashtami 2022: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Photos, Status, Wallpaper, Messages, and Greetings

October 03, 2022 9:41 am

Happy Durga Ashtami 2022 (Maha Ashtami) Wishes Images, Photos, Quotes, Messages, Status: On Durga Ashtami, people observe fast and pray to Goddess Durga for good health, prosperity, and happiness while performing the Astra Puja

Sunday Long Reads: How community Durga Puja started, consumption of Puja over the years, book review and more

October 02, 2022 9:55 am

Don't miss out on this week's must-read stories!

What makes the Durga Pujas of rural and suburban Bengal different from their Kolkata counterparts

October 02, 2022 2:56 pm

An ode to seasonal harvest and a deep sense of community mark the less ostentatious celebrations of the festival outside of the state capital

What 12 men did three centuries ago to make Durga Puja accessible to all

October 07, 2022 1:04 pm

As Unesco recognises Kolkata’s Durga Puja in its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, a look at where it all began in the oldest town in West Bengal, Guptipara

Durga Puja 2022: Date, Puja Timings, History, Significance and Importance

September 29, 2022 7:46 pm

Durga Puja 2022 date, puja timings: This year, Durga Puja begins on October 1 with Shashti. Saptami falls on October 2, Ashtami on October 3, Navami on October 4, and finally, Vijaydashami on October 5

Women priests, 'dhakis' at Kolkata satellite township's first community Durga Puja

September 26, 2022 4:48 pm

The first community Durga Puja in the satellite township located on the northeastern fringes of Kolkata is focused on 'Mother Bengal' and women empowerment

Mamata Banerjee paints Goddess Durga's eyes; know more about the 'Chokkhu Daan' ritual

September 26, 2022 11:51 am

The most important and exciting aspect of sculpting the Goddess is decorating her eyes; find out why

Three Durga puja pandals in Kolkata to have Braille display board

September 24, 2022 6:25 pm

The facility will enable them to know in detail about the décor and the idol by touching the surface of the Braille display board

Mahalaya 2022: What is the cultural significance of Mahalaya and what happens on this day?

September 26, 2022 8:57 am

Roughly a week after Mahalaya, the Durga Puja festivities begin. People believe that on this day, Goddess Durga officially begins her descent from Mount Kailash, after vanquishing the demon Mahishasura


Ahmedabad gears for Navaratri festival, practice Garba in traditional attire

October 12, 2015 8:00 am

Men and women wearing traditional attire practice Garba, the traditional dance of Gujarat state ahead of Navaratri festival.