Durga Puja

Vermillion ritual on final day of Durga Puja
Hindus partake in Bijoya Dashami by dancing and singing while smearing Sindoor or vermillion on each other on the final day of Durga Puja festival on Tuesday.
Puja pavilion adorned with burnt sarees
A Puja pavilion in Narayanganj’s Tanbazar Sahapara has been decorated with sarees burnt in the Bangabazar fire and eco-friendly jute rather than plastic.
Adorning the statues of Goddess Durga
The sixth day of Navratri or Shoshthi marks the commencement of Durga Puja, the biggest Hindu festival in Bangladesh. It will begin with prayers, invitations, and visits on Friday. Artisans are busy d ...
Puja shopping at Shakhari Bazar
Trading at Shakhari Bazar in Old Dhaka Puja gains momentum ahead of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindus in Bangladesh.
Idol-making for Durga Puja
With the Durga Puja less than two weeks away, preparations for the largest festival of Hindus in Bangladesh are going on in full swing. The magic crafted out by the hands of the potters and artists of ...
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 ...