Sandhi Pujo

Sandhi Puja is an important ritual performed during Durga Puja. It is performed at the juncture of Ashtami and Navami. It is believed that Goddess Chamunda emerged at this moment to kill Chando and Mundo, the two generals of the demon king Mahishasur.

Some pictures from the Sandhi Pujo at the New Alipore Association . . .


At the start of the Sandhi Pujo


Crowding to light the 108 lamps


Lighting the lamps


Ma lighting the lamps


Another view


A close-up of the lamp


Sandhi Pujo


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