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Nabapatrika Puja or Navapatrika Puja Nine leaves of plants used during Durga Puja


Category: Religious | Posted :Friday, October 7, 2016

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Nabapatrika Puja or Navapatrika Puja Nine leaves of plants used during Durga Puja

 

Nabapatrika Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deador Navapatrika Puja – Nine leaves of plants used during Durga Puja

 

 
In 2016, Nabapatrika Puja or Navapatrika Puja is celebrated on 8th October.
 
Navpatrika Puja Time
Dawn on Navpatrika Day = 05:54
Observational Sunrise on Navpatrika Day = 06:17
 
Navpatrika Puja day is also known as Maha Saptami and it is the first day of Durga Puja. 
 
The seventh day of Durga Puja is ended with Devi Bhog and Aarti. It is a Hindu religious ritual of worship In West Bengal, Navpatrika Puja is also called as Kolabou Puja and also spelled as Nabapatrika Puja.
 
Navapatrika, or Navpatrika, are the leaves of nine plants used during Durga Puja rituals in Bengal, Orissa and other parts of Eastern India. ‘Nava’ means nine and ‘Patrika’ means plants and this is fixed in the Durga Puja Pandal It is fabricated and decorated temporary or permanent platforms used for religious ceremonies. They are largely used for public worship or to perform ceremonies related to a weddingon the Maha Saptami day. The nine plants (Nabapatrika) are covered in a white or red Sari A type of an Indian dressand symbolically represent Durga. Nine plants denote nine forms of Durga.
 
 
2. Kachvi denotes KaliKaliKali
There are several traditions of how Kali came into existence...
. The plant is locally known as Kacci.
3. Turmeric represents Durga.
4. Jayanti represents Karttiki.
7. Ashoka represents Sokarahita.
 

 

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