Durga Puja is one of the religious festivals of India which is celebrated throughout the country with great zeal and fervor. It is particularly celebrated in the state of West Bengal in Kolkata in the honor of celebrating the unfathomable power of Goddess Durga. This festival is celebrated during the span of the whole period of Navaratri for a time span of 10 days. From the sixth day of Navaratri till the ninth day the huge pandals of the Goddess Durga are open for the visitors. The tenth day of the Navaratri is called as Dashami and on this day the idols of the Goddess Durga are immersed into the water and this process is called as Visarjan. Other than Goddess Durga, deities of Saraswathi, Lakshmi, Ganesha, and Karthik are also worshipped.
When is Durga Puja in 2023?
Below are the dates when Durga Puja is celebrated in 2023:
|Name of the Day||Day||Date|
|Shashthi||Friday||20 October 2023|
|Saptami||Saturday||21 October 2023|
|Ashtami||Sunday||22 October 2023|
|Nabami||Monday||23 October 2023|
|Dashami||Tuesday||24 October 2023|
States in which Durga Puja is Celebrated: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Himachal Pradesh
The most important days in the festival are known as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami, and Vijayadashami. In 2023, the important days in the Durga Puja festival will fall on the above days.
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