Bharat Sevasram Maharaj

offering prayer to Durga Deity.

Welcome to Alaknanda Puja Samiti

Durga Puja, the most important festival for the Bengalis, is an autumn festival. It recalls the power of female (shakti), symbolized by the goddess Durga who slays Mahisasura to re-establish peace and prosperity on earth. It is also known as Akal Bodhan which was started by Lord Rama, when he worshipped goddess Durga to gain strength to fight Ravana. The Bengalis celebrate that win of all good over evil, every year by worshipping goddess Durga.

About Our Puja

This is the time when Bengali’s from all over the world rejoice to their heart’s content, re-connect with their friends and relatives worshipping goddess Durga. more

Programme

APS Delhi Celebrating Durga Puja Festival 2017, and organize various social – cultural activities. to know more about programmes, Please click here.

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33rd Durga Puja Celebration

of Alaknanda Puja Samiti from 24 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2017.

Durga Puja is not only the biggest festival of Bengali Hindus, it is also the most significant socio-cultural event of the Bengali society. It starts from the Mahalaya Day when the Devi paksha (Fortnight of the Goddess) starts and ends on the (Maha) Dashami day.