New Delhi: On the auspicious event of Navratri, famend sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik took to his official Twitter deal with and shared an impressive creation of Maa Durga. He paid a sand artwork tribute to the goddess and it’s merely awe-inspiring.

Sudarsan Pattnaik wrote: #JaiMataDi ….. #HappyNavratri Might Maa Durga Bless us with Peace, Prosperity and Good Well being at all times.

The well-known Bhubaneswar-based sand artiste is understood for his marvellous creations. On all main festivals and vital occasions, Pattnaik shows the attractive creations at Odisha’s Puri seaside. 

The auspicious event of Sharadiya Navratri or Sharad Navratri has begun. This yr it commences from October 17 and can final until 25, with Vijayadashami falling on 25/26 (as timings differ). 

Largely there are 5 identified kinds of Navratri falling in a yr, out of which Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri is probably the most vital one. Devi is worshipped throughout these 9 days throughout the nation, and it’s this time when individuals are dressed of their vibrant greatest. Navratri begins on the pratipada or first day of the lunar month of Ashwin. The dates of Navratri differ annually relying upon the Hindu Lunar calendar.

On Day 1 of Navratri, goddess Shailputri is worshipped. Throughout these 9 days of festivity, completely different avatars of goddess Durga come to mind and prayed to.

The competition of Navratri marks the victory of fine over evil and holds a terrific worth amongst devotees. Navratri and Durga Puja is broadly celebrated within the nation and there are various legends related to the competition.

Durga Puja and Sharad Navratri or Sharadiya Navratri coincide and are broadly celebrated not simply within the nation however overseas by Indian diaspora as effectively. 

Often, Durga Puja begins six days after Mahalaya however this yr it’s completely different because of mala maas – lunar month having two moons. This yr, Mahalaya, which is the start of the Devi Paksha and finish of the Pitru Paksha passed off on September 17 and Durga Puja begins from October 22. 

This is wishing a really completely happy Navratri and Durga Puja to all our readers!