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MAHALAYA NEWS

Durga Navami 2022 Date: When is Maha Navami in 2022?

October 01, 2022 9:15 pm

Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2022 Date in India: In South India, Maha Navami may be observed as Ayudha Puja or Astra Puja

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

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

Mahalaya 2021: When is Mahalaya in 2021?

October 04, 2021 12:52 pm

Mahalaya 2021: On this day, Bengalis traditionally wake up in the morning to listen to Mahishasura Mardini, an audio montage of Chandipath recitation from the scriptural verses of Sri Sri Chandi along with devotional songs

Won’t allow Covid to dampen Puja spirit: Mamata Banerjee takes Mahalaya pledge

September 18, 2020 1:58 pm

The Chief Minister’s nephew and Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee appealed to the party’s young cadre to extend help to the needy and distressed people.

Happy Mahalaya 2020: Wishes, Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, Photos, Wallpapers, and Greetings

September 17, 2020 6:34 pm

Happy Mahalaya Amavasya (Shubho Mahalaya) 2020 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Photos: As per Hindu mythology, Goddess Durga was created by all supreme powers of Universe to destroy demon Mahisasura, who was wreaking havoc on Earth

Here's why Durga Puja will be held a month after Mahalaya this year

September 23, 2020 3:16 pm

Durga Puja 2020: Normally, celebrations for Durga Puja begin seven days after Mahalaya. In 2020, however, the much-awaited festival would be held a month after Mahalaya

Shubho Mahalaya 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Photo, Messages, Wallpapers, Greetings

September 16, 2020 9:58 pm

Subho Mahalaya Wishes Images, Quotes, Picture, Photo, Messages, SMS, Wallpaper, Greetings: Mahalaya marks the beginning of Devi-Paksha and end of Pitri-Paksha and is looked forward to by Bengalis all across the universe with a lot of anticipation and zeal.

What is the significance of Mahalaya and why is it celebrated?

September 28, 2019 4:46 pm

Mahalaya: While there are many stories and/or folklore associated with the day, largely, people believe that on this day, Goddess Durga officially begins her journey from Mount Kailash -- where she resides with her husband Lord Shiva -- to her maternal home on Earth.

Mahalaya deadline: Rain halt to road repair work in Kolkata

September 13, 2019 8:08 am

The Kolkata Port Trust, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) and Public Works Department (PWD) has also sent a list of damaged roads in their jurisdiction.

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Thousands gather to perform Mahalaya rituals in Kolkata ahead of Durga Puja festivities

September 25, 2022 1:22 pm

Mahalaya marks the beginning of ‘Devi Paksha’ and the end of the ‘Pitri Paksha’, the latter of which is a period of mourning and dedicated to the ancestors on the paternal side of the family.

Mahalaya: Here's how Kolkata is gearing up for Durga Puja

October 07, 2021 5:53 pm

People in West Bengal kick off Durga Puja celebrations with Mahalaya.

Amid Covid-19, packed ghats mark Mahalaya in West Bengal

September 17, 2020 8:56 pm

Normally, celebrations for Durga Puja begin seven days after Mahalaya. In 2020, however, the much-awaited festival would be held a month after Mahalaya.

Glimpses of Kolkata on Mahalaya ahead of Durga Puja

October 12, 2015 11:05 am

Preparations of idols underway in Kolkata on Mahalaya marking the beginning of Durga Puja.

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