We pray to Maa Durga to bless with strength to overcome the global pandemic, Tweets PM Modi on Mahalaya

It is from this day that the Durga Puja fever begins. Durga Puja starts from the seventh day after Mahalaya and ends on the tenth day of Dashami or Dussehra.

Written by September 17, 2020 10:58
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed to Maa Durga to bless with strength to overcome the global pandemic on the ocassion of Mahalaya.

This Mahalaya, we pray to Maa Durga to bless with strength to overcome the global pandemic. May the divine blessings of Maa Durga ensure good health and happiness in everyone’s life. May our planet prosper!

Shubho Mahalaya!, PM Modi Tweeted.

Mahalaya is celebrated at the end of Shradh or Pitru Paksha, a 16-day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors. This year was observed on Thursday.

It is believed that goddess Durga descended the Earth on Mahalaya which is celebrated by the Bengalis across the globe with much fervour and zeal. It is believed that mantras called ‘Mahisasura Mardini’ invoke the Goddess; the most famous one being ‘Jago Tumi Jago.’

Earlier in the Day, PM Modi shared a audio message on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja.