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Durga Puja Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Durga Puja Images

Durga Puja Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. It refers to all the six days observed as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Vijayadashami. Here we have collection of Durga Puja festival images, consisting …

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Ravana Statue, Payal Town, Ludhiana, Punjab रावण का बुत, पायल शहर, पंजाब

Ravana Statue, Payal Town, Ludhiana, Punjab रावण का बुत, पायल शहर, पंजाब

बुराई पर अच्छाई की जीत के प्रतीक दशहरे के अवसर पर चार वेदों के ज्ञाता तथा छ: शास्त्रों के ध्याता लंकेश रावण के पुतले बना कर देश के कोने-कोने में दशहरे पर अग्रि भेंट किए जाते हैं परन्तु पंजाब के पायल शहर में दशकों पुराना ‘रावण’ का पक्का बुत स्थापित है जिसकी आज भी पूजा की जाती है। इस दिन …

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Ayudha Puja – Hindu Festival

Ayudha Puja - Hindu Festival

Ayudha Pooja is a part of Navratri festival in India. The festival is celebrated by different names in different states of South India. In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated with the same enthusiasm in any other part of the country, with the rituals varying a little in tradition. Ayudha Pooja is celebrated on the Navami (ninth day) of the ‘Valar …

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Who is Kushmanda?

Who is Kushmanda?

Kushmanda is the fourth form of the mother goddess and is worshiped on the fourth day of Navratri. The meaning of the name ‘Ku-shm-anda’ is as follows: ‘Ku’ = a little; ‘ushma’ = ‘warmth’; ‘anda’ = ‘the cosmic egg’. So she is considered the creator of the universe. The universe was no more than a void full of darkness, until …

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Who is Katyayani?

Who is Katyayani?

The sixth form of Mother Durga is known as ‘Katyayani’, who is worshiped on the six day of Navratri. The legend behind her name goes thus: Once upon a time, there was a great sage called Kata, who had a son named Katya. Kata was very famous and renowned in the lineage of saints. He underwent long austerities and penance in …

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Who is Kaal Ratri?

Who is Kaal Ratri?

This is the seventh form of Mother Durga and is worshiped on the seventh day of Navratri. She has a dark complexion, disheveled hair and a fearlessness posture. A necklace flashing lightning adorns her neck. She has three eyes that shine bright and terrible flames emanate from her breath. Her vehicle is the donkey. Her raised right hand always seems …

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Who is Chandraghanta?

Who is Chandraghanta?

The third facet of Goddess Durga is ‘Chandraghanta’, who is worshiped on the third day of Navratri, for peace, tranquility and prosperity in life. She has a ‘chandra’ or half moon in her forehead in the shape of a ‘ghanta’ or bell. That is why she is called ‘Chandraghanta’. She is charming, has a golden bright complexion and rides a …

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Who is Bharmacharini?

Who is Bharmacharini?

She is worshiped on the second day of Navratri and is the second form of Mother Goddess. Bharmacharini means one who practices devout austerity. She enlightens us in the magnificent embodiment of Durga with great powers and divine grace. She holds a rosary in her right hand and a water utensil in her left hand. She is blissful and endows happiness, …

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Who is Siddhidatri?

Who is Siddhidatri?

Siddhidatri is the ninth form of Goddess. She is worshiped on the ninth day of Navratri. Siddhidatri has supernatural healing powers. She has four arms and she is always in a blissful happy enchanting pose. She rides on the lion as her vehicle. She blesses all Gods, saints, yogis, tantrics and all devotees as a manifestation of the Mother Goddess. …

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Durga Puja Quotes in English

Durga Puja Quotes in English

Durga Puja Quotes in English: Durga Puja is not simply about celebrations and feasting. The actual carousing of the Puja is all about enlightenment of soul and the celebrations of the goodness over evil. It is about the triumph of truth over false and right over wrong. Durga Puja is about sustaining the mass believe of emergence of an almighty savior whenever …

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