Few Interesting facts you should know about “Dussehra” !!

Dussehra – A Festival of victory of GOOD over EVIL for Hindus. During the first 9 days, Goddess Durga is being worshiped in 9 different AVATARS.

Let's look at few of the interesting facts which you must know in this DUSSEHRA.

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Durga Puja commemorates Prince Rama’s offering to Maa Durga before going to war with the demon king Ravana.

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The soil in front of a brothel is considered to be highly pure as it’s believed that while entering a brothel, a man leaves behind all his purity at the threshold of the brothel thereby making it highly virtuous.

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In West Bengal, ‘Kola Bou’ or the tree bride, more popularly known as Lord Ganesh’s wife, is prepared by adorning a banana plant on Saptami, the seventh day of Durga Puja.

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In Kolkata’s Belur Math, ‘Kumari Puja’ (worshiping young and ‘eligible’ girls) is a tradition and an inherent part during Durga Puja and signifies the divine feminine power.

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It is highly believed that Durgashtami or the eighth day of the Durga Puja is one of the most auspicious day according to Hinduism.

 

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