Sunday, March 3, 2013

Durga Puja 2014 - Dates of Durga Ashtami, Bijoya Dashami - Mahalaya Amavasya, Sri Durga Pooja Date

Durga Puja is celebrated from September 30, 2014 (Tuesday) to October 4, 2014 (Saturday). Durgashtami is on October 2, 2014 (Thursday).


Sri Durga Puja Dates:

(as per Sri Ramakrishna Math Calendar)

September 24, 2014 (Wednesday) - Mahalaya Amavasya
September 30, 2014 (Tuesday) - Maha Sashti (Shashti). 
October 1, 2014 (Wednesday) - Maha Saptami. 
October 2, 2014 (Thursday) - Maha Ashtami. (Durgastami)
October 3, 2014 (Friday) - Maha Navami. 
October 4, 2014 (Saturday) - Vijayadasami (BijoyaDasami)

Sri Durga Pooja in West Bengal:


In West Bengal, 
Durga pandal can be seen at many places. The process of making pandals and idols of Goddess Durga starts much in advance. 

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 25, 2014 (Thursday) to October 2, 2014 (Thursday).

Next Year Durga Puja:
In 2015, Durga Puja is from October 18 (Sunday) to October 22, 2015 (Thursday);
Maha Shasti - Oct 18, 2015 (Sunday); 
Maha Saptami - Oct 19th 2015 (Monday); 
Maha Ashtami - October 20, 2015 (Tuesday); 
Maha Navami - Oct 21st 2015 (Wednesday) 
Vijayadasami - Oct 22, 2015 (Thursday)

In 2016, Durga Puja is from October 7 (Friday) to October 11, 2015 (Tuesday);
Maha Shasti - Oct 7, 2016 (Friday); 
Maha Saptami - Oct 8th 2016 (Saturday); 
Maha Ashtami - October 9, 2016 (Sunday); 
Maha Navami - Oct 10th 2016 (Monday) 
Vijayadasami - Oct 11, 2016 (Tuesday)

Tags: Mahaashtami - Mahalya - Schedule

2 comments:

Dr Sirshendu Ray(PT) said...

thnku

shashank said...

Thanku so much.very helpful

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