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Gandheswari Puja

Gandheshwari puja is observed on the Vaishakh Purnima day by the Gandhabaniks, a community that trades in perfumes. Gandheswari Puja 2017 date is May 10. Gandheshwari is the goddess of perfume and is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti.

Gandhabanik Community offer special pujas to Goddess Gandheshwari on the day. The main ritual is held on the Vaishakh Purnima day.

Goddess Gandheswari is depicted as seated on a lion and has close resemblance to Goddess Durga in form.

The community members keep their account books, and weighing machines before the Goddess on the day. Her blessings are taken for a prosperous year ahead. 

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