Durga Puja: A Festival of Home Coming : Throughout the year we await the worship of Devi Durga. In Hindu Mythology Devi is said to visit her home during the 4 days, the tradition continues when Sri Ramchandra created the Akalbodhan (untime awakening) of devi Chandi to defeat of Ravan. The win of good over evil and to purify our soul is the vital part of this celebration. Throughout the year our life is full of hazards and distress and this 4 days of Devi Paksha give life to us.
The creation starts at Kumartuli, or the potters place where Devi is build and ends in Bijoya Dashami where Devi returns to her’s home in Kailash is the common belief according to Hindu Mythology.
The celebration almost starts from Mahalaya, slokas from Chandi of Markendeya Puran sounds in the air with the home coming of Devi. We feel our insight and the urge of Home Coming wherever we are. Thus the celebration of festival is the festival of Life, Soul and eternity.