Jagadhatri Puja 2013
This is a celebration especially observed in the regions of Hooghly district in West Bengal. In the month of Kartik this festival is celebrated on the ninth day of bright fortnight. This is the festival of high spirit and life which is celebrated all over West Bengal. In Chandannagar, Hoogly this puja is being celebrated with utmost joy, and devotion. Jagadhatri puja actually signifies the worshipping of another form of Devi Durga, the goddess of true spirit. In Chandannagar Jagadhatri Puja is being performed since 1713.
The Jagadhatri Puja 2013 will be seen all over West Bengal. In Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal this puja is performed with great devotion. The people of Kolkata consider this puja as the revisit of Devi Durga right after her immersion on Vijaya Dashami. It is right that in this city this puja is not celebrated as colorfully as in Chandangagore. But the passion and devotion of the people in this festival remain same. The devotees are offered to take the holy Prasad of the Maa Jagadhatri in every pandals. This is the festival of light and the victory of light over evil and darkness.
In Jagadhatri Puja 2013 millions of people will congregate in Chandannagar, Bhadreswar and Champdany to enjoy the festival. This Puja takes the same grandiosity and fervor as that of Durga puja and Kali puja. The huge deities of the great Goddess Jagadhatri are set in outstanding pandals. Colors and lightings illuminate the entire are with stunning beauty. Elaborate deity worship is always done in this puja. The people of these particular regions worship the Goddess with great devotion. They offer all the rituals to the Goddess to get the blessing. The entire area is generally inundated with devotion to the great Goddess Jagadhatri.
Jagadhatri Puja 2013 Date:
- Saptami: 9th November, 2013
- Asthami: 10th November, 2013
- Nabami: 11th November, 2013
- Dashami: 12th November, 2013