Durga Puja

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Durga Puja

(ˌdʊəɡə ˈpuːdʒə)
n
(Hinduism) another name for Navaratri
[from Sanskrit Durga + puja worship]
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Just recently, the MPs -representatives of the sovereign people - demanded for the Dasain allowance with the Finance Minister.
Boycotting Dasain: History, Memory and Ethnic Politics in Nepal.
Speaking in the event, Prem Prasad Bhattarai, ANCS Chairperson, wished Nepali community a happy Dasain. The programme was hosted by Dip Pradip Kumar.
This may be attributed to the fact that the festival of Dasain and Tika is celebrated in this month.
The ceremony took place on the eighth day of the two-week-long Dasain festival, the main festival in Nepal.
The ceremony took place on the eighth day of the two-weeklong Dasain festival, the main festival in Nepal.
Markets reopened as people flocked to stores for shopping ahead of "Dasain" (Durga Puja), banks resumed operations and taxicab services re-started in the north Bengal hills.
One of the major considerations when using any form of public transport is to avoid travelling during festival times especially the major ones such as Dasain and Tihar (Diwali).
Based on the latter, dark side of culture we find Heidegger's critique of culture as a sphere of public life in which Dasain falls into habit [Das Man]--the wrong mode of existence.
One rare occasion that people were allowed an audience with the king was during the festival of Dasain and, even then, people lined up to receive tika from the king and immediately left the palace.
Other easy-on-the-wallet festivals to watch out for till the end of the year are the Pushkar fair in Rajasthan, Mexico's Day of the Dead, Nepal's Dasain Festival and the Whirling Dervishes Festival in Turkey.
These were Mahashivaratri, Buddha Jayanti, Falgun Purnima, Krishna Asthami, Dasain, and Tihar.