Durga Puja is the biggest and most important religious festival of Hindu religion. This festival has started from ancient time. People of Hindu religion celebrate this day by worshipping their goddess called “Durga”. Goddess Durga has 10 arms; she carries weapons in hand and rides on a lion.
When is the Durga Puja 2014?
Durga Puja 2014 will be observed on Saturday, 4th October 2014.
Why Durga Puja is Important?
Durga Puja holds most importance for people of Hindu religious in Bangladesh. Goddess Durga is considered as the divine power of destroying evil and victory over evil. Hindu people in Bangladesh believe that she is not only destroyer of evil power but also cares his creations like a mother. So worship to Goddess Durga that is Durga Puja is important to them.
How Durga Puja observed in Bangladesh
The day of Durga Puja is a holiday in Bangladesh as the Durga Puja is the biggest festival of Hindu religion in Bangladesh. Durga Puja is celebrated for 5 days. The days are called “Mahalaya (5th)”, “Sasthi (6th)”, “Moha Soptomi (7th)”, “Moha Ostomi (8th)”, “Moha Nobomi (9th)” and last day that means Durga Puja is called “Bijoya Dosomi”. Idol of Goddess Durga immersed in river on last day of Durga Puja and with this ritual day of Durga Puja concluded.
Ritual of the Durga Puja observed traditionally. Hindu Community organizes different programs. Most of the Hindu people goes temple for worshipping. They visits different temple on Durga Puja and celebrate the day with great enjoyment.
Durga Puja is the biggest and most important festival for Hindu religion in Bangladesh. This day is grandly observed in Bangladesh. Durga Puja makes bonding of people stronger and also socializes them.