Gouripur (Mymensingh): Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, ended on Friday evening with the immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga in Gourpur upazila of Mymensingh district.
As it is the biggest festival of the year and the most significant cultural event in Hindu society, devotees in their tearful eyes bade farewell to the mother deity and her children -- Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh
The ceremonial worship of the goddess ended with the celebrations of Bijoya Dashami and devotees immersing the idols of the deity and her children in the pond named Annanta Sagor and other water bodies in this upazila.
The annual religious festival began on October 15 with incarnation of goddess Durga . To Hindus, Durga represents the embodiment of shakti, the powerful feminine force that governs all cosmic creation, existence and change.
October 20, 2018