Durga Puja 2013 [Worship of Goddess Durga] is the biggest religious occasion for Hindu community. This festival comes once in a year. This year, in 2013, Durga Puja will be held from 9th to 14th of October. These 6 days long occasion will create a lot of joy to all people around the country. People of Bangladesh will celebrate this happy occasion forgetting the religious barrier among them.
Durga is the Goddess of extreme power. She appeared for destroying Mohisasur, an evil and saving the innocents. Since then, Durga Puja has become the most joyous festival for Sanatan community. This happy occasion is held every year in the month of Ashwin, so called Sharadia Durgotsav. The other names of this occasion are Sharadio Pujo, Sharodotsob, Maha Pujo, Mayer Pujo, Boro Pujo, Bhagabati Pujo etc.
Durga Devi stands on her Lion, has 10 hands and has 9 weapons. She kills Mahishasur with all these weapons. People create “Protima” and feel Devi Durga inside it. After worshiping for 6 days, they let the Goddess go through Vijaya Dashami.
In this post, I will provide you the probable date and timings of Durga Puja, 2013 [Bangla year 1420]. These timings are applicable for Bangladesh, India, Nepal and other countries in the world.
HERE IS THE CALENDAR FOR DURGA PUJA 2013: