Rishra Jagadhatri Puja

Rishra is in Hooghly district. The main attraction of Rishra is Jagadhatri puja. It is started from Navami during waxing phase of moon in the Bengali Kartik month.
Jagadhatri is the power of shakti. In Rishra Jagadhatri puja hold on 4 days. There are big big pandals are made of by various type. Special pandals are created based on famous temples, hotels,and many others. The four-handed goddess is carried by the lion everywhere, an elephant lies at the feet of the lion. the idol has four hands and the four hands display conch, discus, shaft and bow respectively.
The immersion procession is really memorable. Thousand thousand of people participate from far and near to see the procession. The trucks are decorated with beautiful and colourful light.
This year Jagadhatri puja was started from 27th october 2009.


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