Why do we celebrate Durga Puja?
Durga Puja is a celebration of famous customs, life, traditions and culture. It is duration of revival and reunion to love and to care and share everything with the beloved. Goddess Durga is worshipped in various forms-as goddess of valor, wisdom and wealth on the occasion.
According to legend, on this day Goddess Durga killed moster Mahisasur’s life.
The festival is usually held twice a year, once in the month of April or May and then in September or October. It is a Hindu festival celebrated especially in West Bengal and other parts of India.
It is a nine day festival in which Godess Durga is worshipped. The idols of Goddess Durga along with Goddess Saraswati and Lord Ganesha are erected in colossal worship pandals and are worshipped. Special festive dishes are prepared on the occasion and devotees singing devotional songs and dance to honor Goddess Durga.Category: Hinduism, India