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Belnauti – Bilva Amantran Sashti during Durga Puja

Belnauti, Bilva Abhimantran Sashti, is one of the initial rituals performed during Durga Puja. It is performed on the sixth day, or Sashti day, of the Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. Belnauti 2024 date is October 9.

Amantran is inviting Goddess Durga into the puja area. The rituals on the day are performed by qualified priests. The most important rituals of Durga Puja begin from the next day morning – Saptami Day.

The important rituals on the Belnauti day include unveiling the face of Durga Idol and Kalparambho. Bodhon, Amantron and Adibas are some of the other main rituals on Sashti day.