Durga Puja 2024 - Know Mahalaya & Date Calendar


October 27, 2023 (1y ago)

The vibrant and culturally rich festival of Durga Puja is eagerly awaited by millions, and as we bid adieu to Durga Puja 2023, it's time to look forward to Durga Puja 2024.

This grand celebration of the Mother Goddess, an embodiment of strength and divinity, will once again grace us with its presence.

Let's delve into the key dates and the calendar for Durga Puja 2024, allowing us to prepare for this much-anticipated event.

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When Is Durga Puja 2024?

Durga Puja is a multi-day festival celebrated with immense fervor. In 2024, it is set to take place from October 9 to October 13.

These five days, known as Durgotsav, are filled with rituals, cultural performances, and grand decorations, all culminating in the joyous Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra.

Mahalaya 2024: Welcoming the Goddess

Before Durga Puja begins, Mahalaya is observed. In 2024, Mahalaya will fall on October 2.

This auspicious day marks the beginning of Devi Paksha and the arrival of Goddess Durga on Earth.

It's a time when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, invoking blessings for the upcoming festivities.

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Kojagiri Purnima: The Celebration Continues

In some eastern states like West Bengal], Odisha, and Assam, the festivities extend beyond Durga Puja.

Kojagiri Purnima, a celebration of Goddess Lakshmi, will be on October 16, 2024.

This event continues the joyous atmosphere, emphasizing the significance of prosperity and well-being.

Durga Puja 2024 Calendar

To help you plan your participation in this remarkable festival, here are the key dates for Durga Puja 2024:

  • Mahalaya: Wednesday, October 2, 2024
  • Maha Panchami: Tuesday, October 8, 2024
  • Maha Shashthi: Wednesday, October 9, 2024
  • Maha Saptami: Thursday, October 10, 2024
  • Maha Ashtami: Friday, October 11, 2024
  • Maha Navami: Saturday, October 12, 2024
  • Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra: Sunday, October 13, 2024

These dates mark the stages of Durga Puja, each with its own unique rituals and celebrations.

As we anticipate Durga Puja 2024, let the spirit of togetherness, devotion, and cultural splendor fill our hearts.

Stay tuned for more updates and insights on this incredible festival as the time approaches.

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