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2040 Mahalaya Puja Date and Time Kolkata, 2040 Mahalaya Calendar

2040 Mahalaya Puja Date and Time Kolkata, 2040 Mahalaya Calendar2040 Mahalaya Puja Date and Time Kolkata, 2040 Mahalaya Calendar

About Mahalaya :
Mahalaya is an auspicious occasion observed seven days before the Durga Puja, and it heralds the advent of Durga, the goddess of supreme power. Every year, the entire Bengali community and people from all walks of life rise up to one of the greatest occasions of India - Durga Puja. The early morning radio announces, "Maa is here" and the festival kicks off spreading happiness and joy. Mahalaya, which marks the beginning of Devi-Paksha and the end of the Pitri-Paksha is an auspicious day for Bengalis, who celebrate it with much enthusiasm. On this day, people offer Tarpan in memory of their deceased forefathers.

Here is the date of Mahalaya Puja 2040 :

Name of Festivals Day Date of Festivals
Mahalaya Puja Friday October 2040
Mahalaya Puja Timing :
Amabasya Tithi Begins : 10:35 AM - 5 October 2040
Amabasya Tithi End    : 10:55 AM -6 October 2040
The banks of River Ganges in India are peopled with many priests seen busy performing Tarpan for devotees in groups.  it falls in the 2nd paksha (fortnight) Hindu lunar month of Bhadrapada (September) and follows the fortnight immediately after the Ganesh festival according to Hindu Calendar. It is believed that doing so will earn one the blessings of his ancestors and he will be free from all evil. This ritual is called tarpan. After offering Tarpan, people break their fast and have their first meal of the day.

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