Friday, October 7, 2011

Bijoya Dashami Celebrations, Durga Puja, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Durga Puja (Bengali: দুর্গা পূজা, Worship of Durga), also referred as Durgotsab (Bengali: দুর্গোৎসব, Festival of Durga) is an annual Bengali festival that celebrates worship of Hindu goddess Durga. It refers to all the six days observed as Mahalaya, Shashthi , Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Bijoya Dashami..
There are numerous Durga Puja pandals in Bangladesh where বিজয়া দশমী Bijaea Doshomi is officially recognized as a government holiday. Festivals are organized in every district center of Bangladesh, as well as in the thanas and villages. In 2011, the approximate number of Puja Mandap in Bangladesh is 21,649+

 
Puja Mondop in Tati Bazer, Old Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Puja Mondop in Tati Bazer, Old Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Puja Mondop in Tati Bazer, Old Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Showing respect to Debi Durga
Colorful Bijoya Dashami
Colorful Bijoya Dashami
Colorful Bijoya Dashami
Music-
Fun
Dance
Every age-
Every one

Beside Bijoya Dashami, some parents brings their new born for some religious faith (good health).
Beside Bijoya Dashami, some parents brings their new born for some religious faith (better life).
Last Moment

Last Touch


After worshipping the Maha Dashami at different puja mandaps, the devotees will bring out Bijoya Dashami procession carrying Durga and her children to riverbanks in the afternoon.

5 comments:

avik said...

A good collection of nice shots that reflects the event nicely.

Atikullah Sayeed said...

thanks a lot avik da

Ariful Haque Bhuiyan said...

Very nice work :)

Atikullah Sayeed said...

thanks a lot dude.

vox shamit said...

A lovely work.Liked the fourth picture, a lovely angle....nice work keep it up....shamit