Durga Puja 2021: How do celebrate the festival at home?

Ma Durga, the goddess of victory is the embodiment of compassion, wisdom, glory and power

Durga Puja which is the most auspicious puja that Hindu households perform with a great religious festivity and enthusiasm.
 
Since, the fear of Covid-19 pandemic, like previous year, people will adhere to the covid restrictions and guidelines this year as well.
 
Many people will celebrate durga at their homes. So, here is a simple do at home puja procedure:
 
Ma Durga, the goddess of victory is the embodiment of compassion, wisdom, glory and power.
 
On the first day of puja, the household performing Durga puja must do Kalash Sthapana.
 
For the agomoni programme, you can play traditional Bengali and Sanskrit songs on television.
 
Followed by the Kola Bou Snan on the second day of the festivity, pushpanjali, aarti, bhog on the third and fourth day of the festival with limited friends and family.
 
This small scale celebrations would be overwhelming but with a sense of grief and the memories of grand Durga Puja celebrations.

Nistha Jain

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