Sunday, March 3, 2013

Durga Puja 2017 Dates - Durga Ashtami, Bijoya Dashami - Mahalaya Amavasya Date - When is Sri Durga Pooja in 2017?

Durga Puja is celebrated from September 26 (Tuesday) to September 30, 2017 (Saturday). Durgashtami is on September 28, 2017 (Thursday).

Sri Durga Puja Dates:

20 September, 2017 (Wednesday) - Mahalaya Amavasya
26 September, 2017 (Tuesday) - Maha Sashti (Shashti). 
27 September, 2017 (Wednesday) - Maha Saptami. 
28 September, 2017 (Thursday) - Maha Ashtami. (Durgastami)
29 September, 2017 (Friday) - Maha Navami. 
30 September, 2017 (Saturday) - Vijayadasami (BijoyaDasami)

Sri Durga Pooja in West Bengal:

In West Bengal, 
Durga Pandal can be seen at many places. Preparation of Pandals and making of Goddess Durga idols begins much earlier.

The Festival starts on Shasthi when Goddess Durga is welcomed to house. Durga puja is celebrated grandly on Mahalaya, Shasthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabomi and BijoyaDashami. 

During these days schools, colleges and government institutions will be declared holiday. People will decorate their houses, buy new clothes, play musical instruments. Chandi Parayan, Pushpanjali, Aarti will be done with great devotion to Goddess Durga.

The function ends with immersion of Goddess Durga idol in rivers, lakes and seas on Dashami. In rest of the country Navratri is celebrated from September 21, 2017 (Thursday) to Sept 29, 2017 (Friday).

Next Year Durga Puja:

In 2018, Durga Puja is from October 15 (Monday) to October 19, 2018 (Friday);
Maha Shasti - Oct 15, 2018 (Monday); 
Maha Saptami - Oct 16th 2018 (Tuesday); 
Maha Ashtami - October 17, 2018 (Wednesday); 
Maha Navami - Oct 18th 2018 (Thursday) 
Vijayadasami - Oct 19, 2018 (Friday)

Tags: Mahaashtami - Mahalya - When is Durga Puja in 2017? Dates Date Schedule - Kolkata Belur WestBengal Bangal Paschim Banga WB Odisha (as per Sri Ramakrishna Math Calendar) 


Dr Sirshendu Ray(PT) said...


shashank said...

Thanku so much.very helpful

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