Is an auspicious occasion observed seven days before the Durga Puja, and heralds the advent of Durga, the goddess of supreme power. It's an invitation to the mother goddess to descend on earth. This is done through the chanting of mantras and singing devotional songs... ? More
On this day the Divine Mother arrives to the mortal world from her heavenly abode this is the eve of the Puja, accompanied by her children. Unveiling the face of the idol is the main ritual on this day. Kalaparambho, the ritual performed before the commencement of the puja precedes Bodhon, Amontron and Adibas. ...? More
Saptami is the first day of Durga puja. Kola Bow( Nabapatrika) is given a pre-dawn bath. This is an ancient ritual of worshiping nine types of plants. They are together worshiped as a symbol of the goddess. The main Saptami Puja follows Kalparambho and Mahasnan....? More
Day two begins with a recital of Sanskrit hymns, as thousands of devotees offered anjali to the goddess. As the day wore on, it was time for the important Sandhi Puja, which marks the inter-linking of the Maha Ashtami and Maha Navami...? More
On day three this is the concluding day of Durga Puja. The main Navami puja begins after the end of Sandhi Puja...? More
Dashami & Vijaya
The last day after the three days of Puja, in Dashami , a tearful farewell is offered to the Goddess. And a grand send-off is arranged. The images are carried in processions around the locality and finally is immersed in a nearby river.