Durga Pujo 2017: Durga Puja is just around the corner and the Bengalis have started their preparation to welcome the goddess Durga on Earth. It all begins with celebrating Mahalaya, which starts on the first day of Durga Puja. According to the Hindu mythology, Goddess Durga is touted to be the epitome of positive power gaining victory over evil. Devotees pray for happiness and prosperity and blessings from the goddess.
Here are some interseting facts about Mahalaya: