Durga Puja is a part of the Navratri festival and is held from the sixth day to the ninth day of Navratri. It celebrates the victory of good over evil.
Durga Puja Start Date: October 01, Saturday.
Durga Puja End Date: October 05, Wednesday.
Durga Puja 2022 Dates List:
|Day 1||Shashthi||October 01, Saturday|
|Day 2||Saptami||October 02, Sunday|
|Day 3||Ashtami||October 03, Monday|
|Day 4||Navami||October 04, Tuesday|
|Day 5||Vijaya Dashami
|October 05, Wednesday|
According to mythology, Goddess Durga had killed demon Mahishasura after nine nights of furious battle. The tenth day is celebrated as Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra.
Durga Puja is majorly celebrated in West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Odisha and Tripura.
The festival is observed in the Indian calendar month of Ashwin, which corresponds to September–October in the Gregorian calendar.
The puja is performed in homes and public, the latter featuring a temporary stage and structural decorations (known as pandals).
Over the years, Durga puja has morphed into an inseparable part of Indian culture with a diverse group of people celebrating this festival.