Durga Baran

Durga Baran dala

Durga Baran is done by the married bengali ladies and they bid goodbye to the goddess with sindur and sweets. For the last time, the married women pray to Devi Durga and perform various rituals. They do aarti, place paan leaves on the deity’s hand, place sweets on the deity’s mouth and wipe her eyes as one of the loved ones departs from the family.

Durga Puja is a Hindu festival that takes place every year to celebrate the goddess Durga, the embodiment of creative feminine energy. The festival lasts for two weeks the  puja, which is celebrated in different parts of India, is being organized by a number of committees and each represents a country or district.

The main puja are still organized in Calcutta, Chennai and New Delhi, where they celebrate more than eight hundred puja. For this festival are created idols murti made ​​of clay, which is collected from the river Ganges, and decorated. It concluded the religious rites are immersed in the waters of some rivers of the country.

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