A century ago, Durga Puja or Pujo transcended the geographical barriers of Bengal, and for the last eight decades, it has been celebrated graciously with traditional ceremoniousness in the city by over five lakh Bengali families. CE catches a glimpse of Bengalis prepping up for the festival that begins today.
The festival of Bengali life has started. This Durga Puja ( Durga Puja 2022 ) is the biggest puja among the 13 parvans in the 12 months of Bengali . Today is Maha Sasthi. The four days have become very busy, lively and alive with the sound of dhaka, kansar bell, sound of ulu, conch shell. Puja started with a bright morning. According to scriptures, on this day Goddess Durga (Goddess Durga) completed the journey to Kailash and came to die with her family.
The day begins with Sasthi Puja, followed by the Pushpanjali ceremony, and then by aarti and bodhan. The next day, the tradition is grander, and rituals begin. “Maha Saptami is also known as Saptami of Durga puja and is one of the important days of Durga Puja.