Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Jagadhatri Puja in 2015

Jagadhatri Puja in 2015 will be observed on Wednesday, 18th November.
Jagadhatri Puja is a four day festival that starts from seventh day of shukla paksha of Kartik month and lasts till tenth day of the same month.

Jagadhatri Puja is primarily observed in the state of West Bengal and some parts of Odisha, Bihar and North east region of India. It is a Hindu festival that starts on the day after Chhath Puja. Some people refer it as the Second ‘Durga Puja’. The celebrations are similar to ‘Durga Puja’ that takes place in month of September or October. However, Jagadhatri Puja in 2015 will begin on Wednesday, 18th November and will last till Saturday, 21st November.

Jagadhatri Puja ,also spelled as ‘Jagaddhatri Puja’, is one of the most important festival celebrated in West Bengal. On this day, devotees and followers of Goddess Durga worship Jagadhatri Devi. Goddess Jagadhatri is reincarnation of goddess Durga. The celebrations are grand and the joy of festivities even grander. This festival famous in West Bengal. West Bengal people wear in famous baluchori saree.  The true spirit of people of West Bengal can be seen in the preparation of the festival. Huge pendals, king size idol of devi Jagadhatri and bountiful of decorations. Every corner in the state of West Bengal is lit-up in colorful lights.

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