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Mahalaya: The start of Durga Puja

Mahalaya is one of the pakshas or phases of the pitru paksha. The chorus of the main chant for Mahalaya goes like this: The Mahalaya falls on a no moon day and is also called the Mahalaya Amavasya. Hindi Bhajan – Bhakti Geet. If you have never heard it, do watch out for it and feel yourself caught up in the festive mood Account Options Sign in. Age is really just a number.

Jupiter moves to Scorpio till Novemberknow its effects on your life! Add to Spiritual Diary. Secret of Creation and Dissolution: She will remove her veil only for a true devotee. Times Point Know more. I conclude with a story about Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa, a devout Kali bhakt and mentor of none less than Swami Vivekananda. Mahalaya ushers in the aura of Durga Puja. The Mantra The chorus of the main chant for Mahalaya mahalayz like this: But before she leaves us, she blesses the married women for everlasting marital happiness through the sindoor khela ritual, where women offer prayers and apply sindoor to Ma Durga’s image as well as to each other.

The song played on radio is the age-old rendition by Birendra Krishna Bhadra left photo. People dress up in all finery and visit pandals to see grand Durga statues, meet other community members, relish traditional food and share the warm feeling of bonhomie. Festival Like No Other Durga Puja is a festival like no other for the Bengalis but it also spells the start of the great Indian festival mmahalaya.


Come Mahalaya, the excitement can be felt in the air, as vacant grounds in residential localities are cleaned for setting up local Mahalayw as Durga Puja is known in Bengali pandals. He once told Mahalay, “Narendranath, look at our Goddess Kali standing dark with her tongue out. Overall, it’s a mesmerising, two-hour broadcast which ends just mantda dawn is breaking on a cool October day.

The midnight chants of various hymns of ‘Mahishasura Mardini’ reminds one of the beginning of Durga Puja. Shashti, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami People believe that Lord Shree Rama invoked Maa Durga on this day, just before his journey to Lanka for rescue of Sita Mahalaya is an auspicious occasion observed seven days before the Durga Puja, amntra heralds the advent of Durga, the goddess of supreme power.

Gayatri Mantra the mother of the vedasthe foremost mantra in hindu beliefs. How Durga Was Created The story narrated by Bhadra revolves around the story of demon king Mahishasura, whose atrocities force the devas to appeal for help to the Holy Trinity – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

It is only from the day of Mahalaya that the preparations for the Durga Puja reaches the final stage. Stories you may want to read.

msntra With Pitru Paksha ending and Navratri beginning the day after Mahalaya Amavasya, the Bengali community begins celebrating Manalaya Puja in earnest from the sixth day of Navratri, also known as shashti, falling on 12th October this year.

City Chants AIR Kolkata reportedly began broadcasting the programme during Durga Puja in the s, and this particular programme is said to have been scripted by Bani Kumar, the music composed by Pankaj Mullick. Finally, when she emerges the victor, you know Ma is here with us This is done through the chanting of mantras and singing devotional songs.


But mqhalaya devotees don’t seem to have had enough High Level of Yogic Practice Tummo. Why is Ravana worshipped? During Durga Puja, Bengali womenfolk blow conch-shells for their morning puja. Bhadra is no more, but his song for the Goddess is forever.

Mahalaya: The start of Durga Puja

Pujo Pandals Come Mahalaya, the excitement can be felt in the air, as vacant grounds in residential maha,aya are cleaned for setting up local Pujo as Durga Puja is known in Bengali pandals. Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam in legendary voice of M.

Why is the Trimurti important in Hinduism? On Dashami, after four heady days, the time comes to say goodbye to Ma Durga. Forefathers Control Your Future. The Sounds of Mahalaya It is a very special and sentimental day for the Bengali community, which gets up at 4 AM to listen to the rendition of Mahishasura Mardhini, or destruction of the demon or evil forces by the powerful Goddess Durga.

The magic of Mahalaya. An Epic Battle The songs echo with the sounds of battle between her and him, the drama perceptible to the listener. Plays are performed where the Goddess Parvati in the form of Durga where She kills the asuras and brings peace in the world. Children practice cultural acts like singing, dancing and theatre inside their homes to perform mzhalaya the evening functions at the pandals, which attracts thousands from nearby areas.