Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand artwork tribute to goddess Durga on Navratri will depart you awestruck!


New Delhi: On the auspicious event of Navratri, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik took to his official Twitter manage and shared a majestic creation of Maa Durga. He paid a sand artwork tribute to the goddess and it is just awe-inspiring.

Sudarsan Pattnaik wrote: #JaiMataDi ….. #HappyNavratri May possibly Maa Durga Bless us with Peace, Prosperity and Great Wellness constantly.

The well known Bhubaneswar-based mostly sand artiste is recognized for his marvellous creations. On all big festivals and significant occasions, Pattnaik displays the gorgeous creations at Odisha’s Puri seashore.

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

Largely there are 5 recognized kinds of Navratri falling in a yr, out of which Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri is the most substantial a single. Devi is worshipped throughout these 9 days across the nation, and it is this time when individuals are dressed in their colourful greatest. Navratri commences on the pratipada or to start with day of the lunar month of Ashwin. The dates of Navratri differ just about every yr dependent on the Hindu Lunar calendar.

On Day one of Navratri, goddess Shailputri is worshipped. Throughout these 9 days of festivity, unique avatars of goddess Durga are evoked and prayed to.

The festival of Navratri marks the victory of excellent in excess of evil and holds a fantastic worth amongst devotees. Navratri and Durga Puja is broadly celebrated in the nation and there are several legends related with the festival.

Durga Puja and Sharad Navratri or Sharadiya Navratri coincide and are broadly celebrated not just in the nation but abroad by Indian diaspora as properly.

Generally, Durga Puja commences 6 days soon after Mahalaya but this yr it is unique due to mala maas – lunar month owning two moons. This yr, Mahalaya, which is the starting of the Devi Paksha and finish of the Pitru Paksha took location on September 17 and Durga Puja commences from October 22.

Here is wishing a pretty satisfied Navratri and Durga Puja to all our readers!


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