The Story of Durga Puja

The Story of Durga Puja by Nillanjana Sengupta
The worship of the Hindu goddess Durga is associated with various Hindu communities. The festival of Durga Puja which is celebrated on the final day of the nine-day festival of Navarathri, is of particular importance to Bengali Hindus. This monograph examines the variety of practices associated with the worship of Durga in Singapore, as well as the observance of the festival of Durga Puja and its transformation over the years.