Durga Puja Dates are 6 October to 11 October 2016 of this year. Mahalaya will held on 30th September 2016. It is an invitation of Maa Durga. Dashami will celebrate on October 2017. Panchami is the starting date of Durga Puja.
Dashami is also known as Navaratri. Maa Durga is invited to the earth on the date Mahalaya. The lunar calendar fixes the Puja date. Lakshmi Puja is on 15th October 2016. After the Kali Puja will come.
Durga Puja is a Hindu festival in India; mainly it celebrates in Bengal. Lord Ram had also done this Puja in the springtime. This Puza is known as ‘akal-bodhan.’
Durga Puja Dates in 2016
- Mahalaya – 30th September 2016, Friday
- Panchmi – 06th October 2016, Thursday
- Shashthi – 07th October 2016, Friday
- Saptami – 08th October 2016, – Saturday
- Mahaa-Ashtami – 09th October 2016, Sunday
- Mahaa-Nabami – 10th October 2016, Monday
- Dashami – 11th October 2016, Tuesday
Maa Durga has ten arms ten blessings tools. She comes to the earth with her two sons and two daughters with blessing. She fights against the evil force and saves the good people. We can see six non-humans on her dais. They are a lion vehicle of Durga, a rat vehicle of Ganesh, a peacock vehicle of Kartik, a Swan with Saraswati, the owl is the vehicle of Lakshmi and a Buffalo vehicle of Ashur. All have a different symbol and meaning. On the day of Dashami, Durga is immersion with her all family in river or ponds.
Her four sons and daughters have some extraordinary quality. Goddess Saraswati is the symbol of education. God Ganesh is the symbol of Completion of work. Goddess Lakshmi is the symbol of wealth. God Kartik is the symbol of Beauty and strength and valor;.
Kolkata India in the place where Durga Puja festival celibates tremendously. In Bangladesh, there are many Puja Mondob can be seen at Shakari Bazar and Bangla Bazar in old Dhaka. West Bengal Government offers a long term holiday for her citizens. Dosomi is the national holiday in Bangladesh.
Kali Puja Date 2016
29th October 2016 on Saturday
Kali Puja Nishita Time = 23:45 to 24:36+
Duration = 0 Hours 51 Mins
Amavasya Tithi Begins = 20:40 on 29/Oct/2016
Amavasya Tithi Ends = 23:08 on 30/Oct/2016