Shubho Mahalaya – Mahalaya Maha Amavasya begins Durga Puja rituals
Shubho Mahalaya – Mahalaya Maha Amavasya begins Durga Puja rituals. In 2012 the Pitru Paksham is from 30th September till 16th October 2012. The Mahalaya Amavasya occurring on Monday, 15th October 2012.
Mahalaya Amavasya is observed on the no moon day (Amavas) in the month of Ashvin or Ashvayuja (September-October). It is heard that Mahalaya should be performed before 4:32 PM. As it is falling on a Monday the day is pretty auspicious and is known as Somavati Amavasya.
Mahalaya Amavasya begins of Durga Puja rituals. Goddess Durga descends on to earth on the day.People can observe Shradh rituals who missed out during Pitru Paksha fortnight can solve it by observing Mahalaya Amavasya Shradh. The belief is that performing Mahalaya Shradh is equal to performing Shradh and Tarpan on all days of Pitru Paksha.
Mahalaya will be incomplete without this song Elo Je Maa – Pujo Song Challenge 2, Shubho Mahalaya to all! The Goddess is among us..let the celebrations begin! The ritual begins with torpon and ends tears at Vishorjon Happy Durga Utsov.Tags: Durga, Shubho, Shubho Mahalaya
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