Durga Puja

Immersion marks end of Durga Puja
The Hindus of Bangladesh ended their biggest festival Durga Puja through the immersion of the goddess’s idols on Bijoya Dashami on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022, marking the triumph of good over evil.
Colourful Bijoya
Hindus smear each other with dry colours called 'Abir' and march in devotional processions for the immersion of goddess Durga’s idols on Bijoya Dashami, which caps the five-day Durga Puja festival, on ...
Kumari Puja held after 2 years
The Kumari Puja, one of the most notable events during the Durga Puja celebrations, were not held for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic. But this year, on Maha Ashtami, the event was ...
Durga Puja starts with Bodhan rituals
The main chapter of Durga Puja, the biggest annual festival of Hindus in Bangladesh, kicks off with the Bodhan, Amontron and Adhibas rituals on Maha Shashthi, the sixth day of Navaratri, on Saturday, ...
Shankhari Bazar comes alive ahead of Durga Puja
With Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Hindu devotees, on the horizon, Old Dhaka's Shankhari Bazar is bustling with the hubbub of shoppers.
The Worship of Durga
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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