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Durga Puja!

Durga Puja, also called Durgotsava, is an annual Hindu festival originating in the Indian subcontinent which reveres and pays homage to the Hindu goddess, Durga.

In this picture a lady is carrying offerings for the puja.

  • Observences : Goddess Durga is worshipped
  • Celebrations : Navaratri is celebrated by communities getting together for dances and nightly feasts.
    In India, the most colourful and elaborate celebrations take part in Bengal, where huge idols of the goddess are worshipped.
  • Date(as per 2020) : From October 22 to October 26.