Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata | Enriched in Colors and Traditions

Kolkata is one of the most famous destinations in West Bengal where Durga Puja is celebrated with a stunning display of creativity and art in the form of innovative themed pandals and idols. This year, the celebration of Durga Puja will begin on October 15 and will go on till October 19. | Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata | Enriched in Colors and Traditions |

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja spans 10 days filled with packed elaborate rituals. Durga Puja is a celebration of divine feminine power and victory over the evil demon ‘Mahishasura’ who was blessed not to be defeated by any man or God. Durga Puja is the lifeline of the city for which every person in the city waits for.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja is also called Durgotsava which is celebrated during the span of a whole period of Navratri for a span of 10 days. And from the sixth day of Navratri till the ninth day, the huge pandals of the Goddess Durga are open for devotees and visitors. The final day of Navratri is called as Dashami and on this day, the idol of the Goddess Durga is immersed into the water and it is known as Visarjan.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja in Kolkata is a grand celebration, an exultation of spirit. During the period of Durga Puja, from households to residential complexes to the neighborhoods, everyone in the city gets ready to welcome Maa Durga in their own traditional way.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja is a magical time to be in the city where everything else is forgotten and only Maa Durga prevails bringing joy, happiness, and good luck. Most of the people in Kolkata also believes that if there is heaven on the world, then it is during the celebration of Durga Puja.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

One of the most auspicious rituals of Durga Puja is Pushpanjali where people wake up early and get dressed in new ethnic wear. They will start gathering early in the morning to offer prayers and offerings of Bhogs after Pushpanjali. Bhog is essentially the food served for and blessed by the Goddess.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja reflects the depth and richness of Indian culture and words cannot just signify and justify the grandeur and beauty of this magnificent festival. The months of September and October are the best season to visit in Kolkata to understand and experience this festival.

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata

What are you waiting for? Book AHA Taxis and explore different cities of Kolkata during Durga Puja.

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Roshan Dibya Ranjan

Hi! I’m Roshan. I started my travels without any plans to unknown destinations. I always believe that ‘We live only once’. So I try to make most of my life by traveling around the world. travel and photography is just an integral part of my life. For me, as a photographer ‘Every face has a story to tell’.

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