Jagadhatri Puja is observed on the ninth day of the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in
Bengal. It is also known as Dhatri Pooja and Jagadamba Puja. Jagadhatri Puja 2013 date is November 11. Goddess Jagadhatri is a manifestation of Goddess Durga and the festival is mainly observed in the Chandannagar area in West Bengal – the ritual had its origin here.
Today, Jagadhatri Puja is performed in different parts of West Bengal and in some regions in
Eastern India. As Jagadhatri, Goddess Durga is the protector of the earth.
In the form of Goddess Jagadhatri she is caring and showers motherly love on her devotees. This is one of the mild and happy forms of Goddess Durga.
Special pandals (temporary temples) are created for Jagadhatri Puja. The idol of Goddess Jagadhatri is beautifully decorated for worship. The puja ends with the immersion of the idol. The immersion procession is colorful and is attended by thousands of people.
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