Durga puja is a yearly Hindu celebration celebrated in the Indian subcontinent it is also known as Durgostava, or Sharodostava . It is explicitly well known and customarily celebrated in the Indian states like west Bengal, Odisha, Tripura, Assam and the nation like Bangladesh, the dispersion from the region, and in the Mithilanchal area of Nepal and Bihar. As per the Indian schedule the durga puja is seen in the long month of Ashwin, which relate with the period of September-October in the Gregorian schedule, it is a ten-day celebration. Throughout the long term, Durja puja has turned into a vital piece of Indian culture with various individuals commending this celebration in their own extraordinary manner while connecting with tradition.
Intersting facts about Durga pooja
1.) History and Beginnings
Durga is an ancient goddess of Hinduism as indicated by accessible archeological and literary proof. an adventure found in the others assortment of puranas that it to be a spring celebration, while the devi-bhagavata purana and other two Shakta puranas , they notice that it to be a pre-winter celebration. the Ramayana typescript are likewise conflicting. assortment of Ramayana found in the north, west and south of the Indian subcontinent depicts that Rama review surya (the Hindu sun god) before the fight against Ravana, however the Bengali typescript notice that Rama to be reverenced Durga. according to the people , lord Rama regarded Durga in the fall to have her blessings before confronting Ravana. while he was preparing for the worship of goddess Durga , the goddess Durga concealed one of the 108 flowers of lotus, very crucial of her worship. master Rama chose to offer one of his eyes in the spot of that last flower after when he tracked down that just 107 of 108 were there. At the point when lord Rama was going to offer his eyes, goddess Durga appeared and she was trying his dedication by concealing the blossom and furthermore she was exceptionally happy with it. goddess Durga favored lord Rama , he proceeded with her blessing, which is better known by Akaal Bodhan in the specific circumstance. As indicated by some legend , the respected of wild hero goddess Durga, and her hazier and more vicious symbol kali, became well known in the Bengal during and after the middle-age period, set apart by Muslim occupation and triumphs'.
2.) Know the Goddess Durga.
Devi Durga is Hindu godde4ss who is honored as on personification of creative feminine force or shakti, it is believed that she is one of the fierce form of lord Shiva's wife Parvati. Durga puja was called as Basant originally held in Bengal in the Basant season(spring). It is said that later, lord Shri Ramchandra, prayed to Goddess Durga with his all devotion, so that Durga goddess plummet on the earth during autumn and bless him so he would be face Ravana and get victory over Ravana.
3.) The earliest puja
At present, in Bengal the festival was celebrated in public whereas in earlier time it was basically a family celebration, which is celebrated with great ceremony and show by the Bengali elect. For the first time the Durga puja was celebrated in October 1757, by raja Nabakrishna deb Bahadur, in this newly built 'Thakurdalan'. The old city of Kolkata that then consist of the three villages of Sutanti, Govindapur and Kolkata had never experience Durga puja in such a scale. The maharaja invited both common people and grandee alike, to attend the puja.
4.) Her personal life
It is believed that Durga is generally surrounded by her four children , Dr. Pritimadhav rai provides us with different point of view. He argues that, in quintessence, lord Ganesha, lord Kartik, Goddess Saraswati and goddess Laxmi are not Goddess Durgas children but her ascribe. Today, the over 250-year-old Durga puja is still being held by the progeny of the family in the historic Thakurdalaan on the lines of its age-old legacy attracting thousand of devotees
5.) The importance of these lovely chants
According to the Vedic serenades, one tends to goddess Durga as 'Vidyangedehi' (one who grant information ) and 'Jasodehi' (one who grants triumphs and benefit). She's maa rupena samasthitd, (the divine goddess who involve in all presence as widespread mother), 'Shakti rupena samasthita' (the divine goddess who possess in all presence as energy) and laxmi rupena samasthita'(the divine goddess who possess in all presence as abundance).