Festival Atmosphere Across The India

A sikh family during durga pooja in India

India Desk, Delhi Magazine: Wherever you look across the country, there is a festive atmosphere. While there is another festive atmosphere due to Navratras, on the other hand, preparations are going on in full swing for the celebration of Durga Puja, the great festival of Bengalis.

Durga mata

Pandals are being built everywhere. Throughout the day, there is an atmosphere of devotion and songs in the pandals everywhere. The temples have been given a grand look. Wherever you look, the crowd is seen. At night the whole city is bathed in light. Everywhere the pandals are decorated from different sides. If you want to see unity in diversity, then see it in the country of India. Where the festival of every religion is celebrated with great pomp and people from different religion participate in these festivals and enjoy. You can find people from different religion in the Pandals.

Festive season in India

The 9 days of Navratri 2022 with 9 goddesses is in the following order – Shailputri, Brahmcharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri. On this occasion, temples have been decorated with a great look with the help of decoration and lights.

In Navrataras, Fasting is one of the traditions that is commonly followed in Navratri. Though fasting is an individual choice, many people observe a fast for all nine days and open their fast on the tenth day that is Vijayadashmi whereas few people observe fast for 1st and last day of Navratri. The people observing fast tend to abstain from having non-vegetarian food and alcohol..

Festival of Navratris is a big festival and in the Navaratri festival that celebrates the defeat of Mahishasura by Goddess Durga signifies the victory of good over evil. In some parts of India, people observe fast during Navaratri. On the last day the perform puja and break their fast.

Durga Puja is one of the religious festivals of India which is elebrated throughout the country with great zeal and fervor. It is particularly celebrated in the state of West Bengal in Kolkata in the honor of celebrating the unfathomable power of Goddess Durga. This festival is celebrated during the span of the whole period of Navaratri for a time span of 10 days. From the sixth day of Navaratri till the ninth day the huge pandals of the Goddess Durga are open for the visitors.

Nine Rituals that Make Durga Puja Special are Bodhon, Nabapatrika Snan, Anjali, Kumari Puja, Sandhi Puja, Dhunuchi Naach., Sindur Khela, Bisarjan and Bijoya . The tenth day of the Navaratri is called as Dashami and on this day the idols of the Goddess Durga are immersed into the water and this process is called as Bisarjan. This year in 2022, Dashami is falling on 5th October. Bijoya marks the end of the annual festival. Young people touch the feet of elders. Elders bless the young.


Delhi Magazine Team

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