Navaratri & Dussehra

Durga Pooja for Eastern India and Navaratri for rest of India is a nine day festival celebrated by Hindus all over India. The tenth day of festival is known as Dussehra and is celebrated in almost whole of India in the Ashvina (September-October) month of lunar calendar. The first nine day of festival represents the celebration of the Goddess Durga or Amba. The tenth day, also known as “Vijayadashami” is celebrated to enjoy the victory of Lord Rama over the Demon King Ravana. During the Navaratri people fast for nine days and worshiping all the manifestations of Goddess Durga, who is also referred to as Devi and Shakti.

Dussehra