New Delhi: On the auspicious event of Navratri, famend sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik took to his official Twitter deal with and shared an imposing creation of Maa Durga. He paid a sand artwork tribute to the goddess and it’s merely awe-inspiring.
Sudarsan Pattnaik wrote: #JaiMataDi ….. #HappyNavratri Could Maa Durga Bless us with Peace, Prosperity and Good Well being at all times.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 17, 2020
The well-known Bhubaneswar-based sand artiste is thought for his marvellous creations. On all main festivals and vital occasions, Pattnaik shows the attractive creations at Odisha’s Puri seashore.
The auspicious event of Sharadiya Navratri or Sharad Navratri has begun. This 12 months it commences from October 17 and can final until 25, with Vijayadashami falling on 25/26 (as timings range).
Largely there are 5 identified forms of Navratri falling in a 12 months, out of which Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri is essentially the most important one. Devi is worshipped throughout these 9 days throughout the nation, and it’s this time when individuals are dressed of their vibrant greatest. Navratri begins on the pratipada or first day of the lunar month of Ashwin. The dates of Navratri range annually relying upon the Hindu Lunar calendar.
On Day 1 of Navratri, goddess Shailputri is worshipped. Throughout these 9 days of festivity, completely different avatars of goddess Durga come to mind and prayed to.
The competition of Navratri marks the victory of excellent over evil and holds an excellent worth amongst devotees. Navratri and Durga Puja is extensively celebrated within the nation and there are lots of legends related to the competition.
Durga Puja and Sharad Navratri or Sharadiya Navratri coincide and are extensively celebrated not simply within the nation however overseas by Indian diaspora as properly.
Often, Durga Puja begins six days after Mahalaya however this 12 months it’s completely different as a result of mala maas – lunar month having two moons. This 12 months, Mahalaya, which is the start of the Devi Paksha and finish of the Pitru Paksha occurred on September 17 and Durga Puja begins from October 22.
Here is wishing a really glad Navratri and Durga Puja to all our readers!