Durga Puja Timings and Calendar for the year of 2020

Come Autumn and the clear blue sky, the little clouds floating across it, the mild fragrance of Shiuli and the gentle breeze that blows from time to time has a special significance for the Bengalis. It brings to mind the thought of Durga Puja. The most important annual festival of Bengali Hindus, Durga Puja is believed to be the occassion that celebrates the homecoming of Goddess Durga with her children for a few days. The actual celebrations of the festival are held for four days that are set in accordance with the traditional Hindu Calendars and change every year. Here we bring to you the Durga Puja schedule for this year that includes the dates as well as the timings for all the four days of this year's Puja festivities, in EST, GMT, and IST. So scroll down, have a look at the dates of the Puja Days for this year and check it out with your local timings. Shubho Sharodiya!

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The Puja timings, being based on the lunar month, often spread over to the next day or night. Sashthi is the day for the inauguration, though the main part of the Puja spreads over four days from the day of Saptami to the day of the Bijoya Dashami on which the immersion takes place. So it may not match, as is the case this year, with the days of the Calendar we follow.

Durga Puja calendar by Indian Standard Time

Durga Puja is the sacred five day festival of the Bengali Hindu community held in honour of Goddess Durga and to celebrate her annual homecoming. This year, the occassion is to be observed from 21st October (Panchami) to 26th October (Dashami). Scroll down and have a look at the Puja schedule for the year 2020 based on the IST (Indian Standard Time). Sasthi is believed to be the day on which the Mother Goddess arrives on the earth with her children. Goddess Durga's arrival on Palanquin and Goddess Durga's departure on Elephant. Shubh Durgotsav!

Note: The Puja timings, being based on the lunar month, often spread over to the next day or night. Sashthi is the day for the inauguration, though the main part of the Puja spreads over four days from the day of Saptami to the day of the Bijoya Dashami on which the immersion takes place. So it may not match, as is the case this year, with the days of the Calendar we follow.

Durga Puja Dates for the year of 2020
21st October, 2020 (Wednesday)

Panchami

Bilva Nimantran Muhurat: 02:48 PM to 05:06 PM (Duration: 2 Hours 18 Mins)
Panchami Tithi: From previous day 4:37 PM - That day 2:45 PM
Durga Devi Bodhon: In the evening
Purbanno: Morning Till 9:28 AM Bengali Date : Kartik 04, 1427
22nd October, 2020 (Thursday)

Shashthi

Puja - Shashthi, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon, Amantran and Adhivas.

Purbanno: Morning Till 9:28 AM
Shashthi Tithi Begins: 2:45 PM on Oct 21, 2020
Shashthi Tithi Ends : 1:13 PM on Oct 22, 2020

Bengali Date : Kartik 05,1427

23rd October, 2020 (Friday)

Saptami

Nabo Patrika, Saptami Puja, Predawn bathing of "Kola Bou": Within 8:32 AM
Midnight Puja: from 10:58 PM to 11:46 PM
Purbanno: Morning Till 9:28 AM
Saptami Tithi Begins : 01:13 PM on Oct 22, 2020
Saptami Tithi Ends : 11:57 AM on Oct 23, 2020

Bengali Date : Kartik 06,1427

24th October, 2020 (Saturday)

Ashtami

Ashtami Tithi Begins = 11:57 AM on Oct 23, 2020
Ashtami Tithi Ends = 11:24 AM on Oct 24, 2020
Ashtami Puja: 7:07 AM - 9:28 AM
Purbanno: Morning Till 9:28 AM
Sandhi Puja: 11:00 AM to 11:48 AM
Sacrifice: 11:24 AM

Bengali Date : Kartik 07,1427

25th October, 2020 (Sunday)

Navami

Nabami Puja: Within 9:29 AM
Navami Tithi Begins = 11:24 AM on Oct 24, 2020
Navami Tithi Ends - 11:12 PM on Oct 25, 2020

Purbanno: Morning Till 9:29AM

Bengali Date : Kartik 08, 1427

26th October, 2020 (Monday)

Dashami

Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami, Sindoor Utsav.
Dashami puja and Bisarjan (Immersion): 9:29 AM
Purbanno: Morning Till 9:29 AM
Dashami Tithi Begins = 11:12 AM on Oct 25, 2020
Dashami Tithi Ends = 11:31 AM on Oct 26, 2020

Bengali Date : Kartik 09, 1427

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