Durga Puja History

Considerable literature exists around Durga puja in the Bengali language. Its early forms including avnirnaya (11th century), Durgabhaktitarangini by Vidyapati (14th century) etc. Durga Puja was popular in Bengal in the medieval period and records exist of it being held in the courts of Rajshahi (16th century) and Nadia district (18th century). It was during […]

Durga Puja 2010 Calendar And Time

Durga puja is celebrated in the autumn months of September/October. The Hindu solar calendar mention that: it falls on the first nine days of the month of Ashvin. Most of the religions follow either a solar calendar or a lunar calendar. For the Hindus, it is a combination of both.