Mahalaya – Birendra Krishna Bhadra (Mahisashur Mardini)

Mahalaya – Birendra Krishna Bhadra, Mahisashur Mardini (Mahalaya) by Birendra krishna Bhadra. Narration and Chanting of the Slokas of¬†Mahishashura Mardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra. About Mahalaya: Mahalaya, signifies the end of Pitri Paksha and the beginning of Devi Paksha. It is said that Devi Durga begins her journey from Kailash to her paternal home on […]

Durga Puja 2013 Timings, Durga Pooja Tithi, Durga Puja Timing

Durga puja is celebrated in the autumn months of September/October. According to the Hindu solar calendar, it falls on the first nine days of the month of Ashvin. Most of the religions follow either a solar calendar or a lunar calendar. For the Hindus, it is a combination of both. The days are counted on […]

Durga Puja in West Bengal, Durga Puja Festival in Bengal

Durga Puja or the five day Durga Puja festival honoring the Goddess Durga is considered as one of the biggest festival in among bengalis residing in West Bengal. Durga Puja is not only celebrated in West Bengal but also widely celebrated in Bangladesh and places where Bengali people resides. Normally Durga Puja held in either […]

About Goddess Durga, About Maa Durga

Durga means “the inaccessible”or “the invincible” is a form of Devi, the supremely radiant goddess, depicted as having many (variously, up to eighteen) arms, riding a lion or a tiger, carrying weapons and a lotus flower, maintaining a meditative smile, and practicing mudras, or symbolic hand gestures. The name is made of Sanskrit dur- = […]

Durga Puja Dhak: Durga Puja Dhak Mp3 Download

Durga Puja Dhak Mp3 Download. Durga Puja Dhak Sound and Ringtone. The dhak is a huge membranophone instrument from India. The shapes differ from the almost cylindrical to the barrel. The manner of stretching the hide over the mouths and lacing also varies. It suspended from the neck, tied to the waist and kept on […]

108 Names of Goddess Durga, 108 Names of Durga Puja

108 Names of Goddess Durga. Goddess Durga is known as different names in across India. Durga, the goddess of supreme power. 108 Names of Goddess Durga with meaning. Goddess Durga largely known as Durga, Devi, Tribhuvaneshwari, Yashodagarba Sambhoota, Narayanavarapriya, Nandagopakulajata, Mangalya, Kulavardhini, Kamsavidravanakari and in many more names. Name Meaning Durga The Inaccessible Devi The […]

Regional Names of Durga Puja

Durga Puja is identified by different regional names throughout India. This diversity across various states bind the people in a unique way. Durga Puja is one of the most important religious festival of Hindus, celebrating the return of the goddess to her natal home. But, this great Hindu festival is recounted and celebrated slightly differently […]

Mahalaya 2013, When is Mahalaya 2013, Mahalaya 2013 Date

Every year Mahalaya is observed seven days before the Durga Puja on the Amavasi day in the Hindu month of Ashwin or Ashwayuja (September-October) and heralds the advent of Maa Durga, the goddess of supreme power. The countdown for the Durga Puja begins much earlier, from the day of ‘Janmastami’. It is only from the […]

Durga Puja 2013 Dates – Durga Puja Dates and Calender

Durga Puja 2013 Dates. The Dates and Full calender of Durga Puja 2013. Durga Puja is also a festivity of Good (Ma Durga) winning over the evil (Mahishasur the demon). It is a worship of power of Good which always wins over the bad. This year Durga Puja is scheduled to start on 9th October, […]

Durga Puja Festival: Durga Puja of Bengal

Durga Puja is the most happening festival of the Bengali people across the world.¬† Durga Puja can be sensed with its spurt of fanfare on all the four days of the Durga Puja Festival. This autumnal festival popularly known as Sharodotsav/Durgotsava, recalls the power of female Shakti symbolized by the Goddess Durga who slays asura […]