Durga Puja 2017 Dates - Durga Puja Calendar in 2017 with Time




Durga Puja is the biggest festival dedicated Mother Durga in Hinduism. This article primarily meant to provide the Durga Puja 2017 dates. Durga Puja Dates in USA in 2017  is given separately below. The Durga Puja traditionally begins on the Mahalaya in Ashwin month, a day when Chandi Stotram is recited as an invitation for Goddess Durga to descend to earth. In 2017, Mahalaya is on September 19 (in Bengali Calendars). Durga Puja festivities and rituals begin on the Maha Saptami day.

Durga Puja 2017 dates in India

September 19, 2017 - Shubho Mahalaya
September 26, 2017 – Maha Sashti
September 27, 2017 – Maha Saptami
September 28, 2017 – Maha Ashtami or Mahashtami 
September 29, 2017 – Mahanabami or Mahanavami 
September 30, 2017 – Vijaya Dasami or Vijayadashami

On the Shashti day, Kalash is prepared and it is kept in the house and with it begins rituals and celebrations.
Mahalaya is also the day when Shradh is offered to the departed souls.

Durga Puja 2017 Dates in USA

September 19, 2017 - Shubho Mahalaya
September 26, 2017 – Maha Shashti
September 27, 2017 – Maha Saptami
September 28, 2017 – Maha Ashtami or Mahashtami 
September 29, 2017 – Mahanabami or Mahanavami 
September 30, 2017 – Vijaya Dasami or Vijayadashami

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