Devi Paksha (Fortnight of the Goddess Durga)


The Durga Puja begins from today unofficially for Bengalis, lives  all over the world especially in West Bengal (A state in India where most of the population are Bengali), with the beginning of Devi Paksha(Fortnight of the Goddess). Devi Paksha is preceded by Mahalaya (the last day of the previous fortnight “Pitri Paksh” or “Fortnight of the Forefathers”), and is ended on Kojagori Lokkhi Puja (“Worship of Goddess Lakshmi on Full Moon Night.

1durgapuja_apMaking of the Idol of Goddess Durga

Durga Puja is the biggest and grandest festival in West Bengal especially in Kolkata (Capital of West Bengal). This is my most favorite festival like all the Bengalis all over the world. That is why I wanted to share with all about this festival. I want to share how rejuvenating and scintillating those five days of celebrating Durga Puja are!

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One thought on “Devi Paksha (Fortnight of the Goddess Durga)

  1. Wow that was strange. I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my
    comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again.
    Anyways, just wanted to say excellent blog!


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