🐅Durga Puja - दुर्गा पूजा

Durga Puja Date: Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha Akal Bodhon, Amantran and Adhivas: Saturday, 1 October 2022
Durga Puja

Durga Puja celebrates the victory of Devi Durga over the evil demon Mahishasura therefore worshipped as Durgotinashini(the protector of her devotees). In Bengal, Assam, Odisha Puja pronounced as Pujo.

From Mahalaya the festive begins (Construction of Idol begins from Mahalaya) and the actual Pujo performs in Sasthi (6th day), Saptami (7th Day, Asthami (8th day), Navami (9th day) and bisarjan on Dasami(10th Day). This festival ends with Dussehra.

Durga Puja of West Bengal has been included in the list of Intangible Heritage by Humanity at UNSCO on 15th December 2021. This specialty of Durga Puja is a matter of pride not only for this festival but for the whole of India.

Durga Puja Significance Vidhi
Durga Puja is celebrated for five days. These five days are celebrated as Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Mahanavami and Vijayadashami.

Maha Shashthi - Day 1 of Durga Puja
1st, October 2022
Vidhi - Bilva invitation, Kalparambh
Famine perception, invitation and domicile

Maha Saptami - Day 2 of Durga Puja
2nd October 2022
Vidhi - Navapatrika Puja, Kalabou Puja

Maha Ashtami - Day 3 of Durga Puja
3rd October 2022
Vidhi - Durga Ashtami, Kumari Puja, Sandhi Puja

Maha Navami - Day 4 of Durga Puja
4th October 2022
Vidhi - Maha Navami, Durga Sacrifice, Navami Havan

Vijayadashami - Day 5 of Durga Puja
5th October 2022
Vidhi - Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami, Sidur Khyala

Related NameAkaal Bodhan, Durgotsava, Akalbodhan(untimely awakening of Durga), Sharadiya Pujo (autumnal worship), Sharodotsab (Bengali: শারদোৎসব ), Maha Pujo / Mahapuja, Maayer Pujo (worship of the Mother), Durgotinashini, Sharadotsav
Begins TithiAshvin Shukla Shashti
CelebrationsPandal, Fast, Mantra Jaap.

दुर्गा पूजा हिन्दी में पढ़ें

दुर्गा पूजा को माँ दुर्गा द्वारा दुष्ट राक्षस महिषासुर पर विजय प्राप्‍ति की खुशी में मनाया जाता है, इसलिए माँ को दुर्गतनाशिनी के रूप में पूजा जाता है।

Durga Visarjan

5 October 2022
From the worldly point of view, the flow of idols in water is considered to be the best, due to which the idol dissolves in the water and there is a feeling of the deities being Brahmanlin.

Related Information

Next Dates(2022)
Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha Akal Bodhon, Amantran and Adhivas: 1 October 2022Durga Saptami, Kolabou Puja: 2 October 2022Durga Ashtami, Kumari Puja Sandhi Puja: 3 October 2022Maha Navami, Durga Balidan Navami Homa: 4 October 2022Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami Sindoor Utsav: 5 October 2022
Futures Dates
20 October 2023 - 24 October 20238 October 2024 - 13 October 202427 September 2025 - 2 October 2025
Yearly / Annual
6 Days
Begins Tithi
Ashvin Shukla Shashti
Ends Tithi
Ashvin Shukla Dashami
September / October
Public Holiday in West Bengal
Pandal, Fast, Mantra Jaap.
Imp Places
Maa Kali Temples, Maa Kali Pandal, Kalibadi.
Past Dates
11 October 2021 - 15 October 2021, 22 October 2020 - 26 October 2020, 3 October 2019 - 7 October 2019, 15 October 2018 - 19 October 2018
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Durga Puja 2022 Dates

Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha Akal Bodhon, Amantran and Adhivas1 October 2022
Durga Saptami, Kolabou Puja2 October 2022
Durga Ashtami, Kumari Puja Sandhi Puja3 October 2022
Maha Navami, Durga Balidan Navami Homa4 October 2022
Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami Sindoor Utsav5 October 2022


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