Durga Puja 2021

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and kids not being vaccinated yet, we have to wait one more year before we can have our traditional, grand BAM Durga Puja celebration. This year, we will have an online Durgotsab over Zoom on October 9, 2021. Please do join.

The virtual puja will be led by Amalendu Da. He has shared a list of Puja ingredients and mantras(pdf attached below).


Here is the schedule:


Part I:

Virtual Puja starts at 10:15 am CT, Oct 9, 2021.

Zoom link: shared via email


10:15 AM – 11 AM: Puja preparation (We will play Chandi Path and songs (aka ‘Mahalaya’), as a background music)

11 AM – 11:30 AM: Virtual Puja conducted by Amalendu Da at his residence.

11:30 – 11:50 AM – Talk on puja rituals

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM: Virtual Puja by individual devotees at their residence

12:30 PM- 12:45 PM: Durga Stuti, 108 names of Devi Durga (aka Astottara Satanam) and Pushpanjali

12:45 PM – 1 PM: Dhunuchi nritya (video from internet), and devotional songs (recorded music), followed by Bisarjan and Shanti path

1 PM – 2 PM: Break (Popular Bengali songs will be played on this hour) 



Part II: Adda, Songs, Cultural Programs (Show your talents!), TBD