Durga Puja 2023
Durga Puja 2023 is set to start from Friday, October 20, 2023, to Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Durga Puja has celebrated the victory of Goddess Maa Durga over the demon king Mahisasura. The most important days are the last five days, which are known as Shashti, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami, and Vijayadashami.
How Many Days Left for Durga Puja 2023
This year Maa Durga Durga will arrive on a horse. Which does not indicate well. According to Panjika, the goddess's arrival at horse indicates 'disruption'. As a result, the arrival of the goddess carries a message of destruction and unrest.
On Shashthi, the idols of Goddess Durga are brought to the pandals (temporary shrines) and installed. On Maha Saptami, the goddess is worshipped with great pomp and ceremony. On Maha Ashtami, the goddess is bathed and offered special prayers. On Maha Navami, the goddess is worshipped again and people fast throughout the day. On Vijayadashami, the goddess is bid farewell and immersed in a river or a lake.
Durga Puja is a major cultural event in India and is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the country. The pandals are beautifully decorated and there are many cultural events and performances held during the festival. Durga Puja is a time for people to come together and celebrate the victory of good over evil.
Durga Puja Dates (Timeline)
|Durga Puja Events||Day||Date|
|Mahalaya||Saturday||14 October 2023|
|Maha Sashti||Friday||20 October 2023|
|Maha Saptami||Saturday||21 October 2023|
|Maha Ashtami||Sunday||22 October 2023|
|Maha Navami||Monday||23 October 2023|
|Vijaydashami||Tuesday||24 October 2023|