Maha Sashti is here. It is time to call, remember and greet all the people you know. These are the beautiful eCards to greet your friends and relatives in this auspicious occasion of Maha Sashti. Feel free to send these eCards to them and make their day.

Sashti ecard

Maha Sashti – Maa Durga Arrives

The sixth day of Navaratri, the Nine Days of the Goddess is called Maha Shasthi. On this day, the Durga Puja formally starts with the rituals of inception.  The beginning of the Pujas is the Kalparamvo ritual. Bodhan is done this day by which the priests consecrate of Maa Durga’s idol and then invite the Goddess to descend into the idol.  Amontron, Adhivas and other sanctifying rituals are performed on Sasthi. After that the face of the idol is unveiled for all to see.

pujo_a_1The pandals are almost ready and excitement is bubbling. The pandal showcasing has become an integral part of Bengal where artists showcase their best creative talents to create a wonderful experience for the visitors.
Extract from the book Durga Puja : The greatest festival of Bengal in a photographic journey by Shirsendu Sengupta

Sashti Durga puja ecard

Sashti ecard

Around 4,000 Durga Pujas are held in Kolkata every year. The number is increasing every year. It is impossible to see it all. We have a list of the ones which have been making the best pandals and idols.
Here are some famous puja pandals in Kolkata that you can visit on Mahashashti.

    • 66 Pally Durgotsav
    • Ahritola Sarbajanin Durgotsav
    • Babu Bagan Club
    • Badamtala Ashar Sangha
    • Behala Barisha Club
    • Beliaghata 33 Pally
    • Bosepukur Sitala Mandir
    • College Square
    • Deshapriya Park
    • Dum Dum Tarun Sangha
    • Ekdalia Evergreen
    • Garia nabadurga Sarbojanin Durgotsav
    • Jodhpur Park
    • Kabiraj Bagan Sarbajanin Durgotsav
    • Kasi Bose Lane Durga Puja
    • Kumartuli Park
    • Lake Town Adhibasi Brinda
    • Maddoz Square

  • Maniktala Chaltabagan Durga puja
  • Md. Ali Park
  • Naktala Udayan Sangha
  • Nalin Sarkar Street Sarbojanin Durgotsav
  • Padmapukur Youth Association
  • Paikpara Sarbojanin Durgotsav
  • Pallishree Sangha
  • Salt Lake FD Block Puja
  • Santosh Mitra Square
  • Santosh mitra square
  • Santoshpur Lake Puja
  • Shib Mandir Sarbajanin Durgotsav
  • Shobhabazar Rajbari Durgotsav
  • Sikdar Bagan Sadharan Durga Puja
  • Singhi Park
  • Sree bhumi sporting club
  • Suruchi Sangha
  • Telengabagan Sarbojanin