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Jagatdhatri Puja: Story Of The One Of The Important Festival Of The West Bengal

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Well, the Mata Jagatdhatri also spelled as or Jagadhatri (Bengali: জগদ্ধাত্রী), is one of the most important Hindu deity ever, and she is a female goddess, who is also an epitome and symbolized of the women or the female empowerments.

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The word Jagaddhatri means, ‘Bearer of the World’ and it is the Hindu Goddess Mata Jagaddhatri is an aspect of the Hindu goddess Durga.

It is mainly the Hindu Goddess Mata Jagaddhatri is mainly being offer and prayer and she is also particularly worshipped in the Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha, though, she is famous in the whole country, and amongst the Bengali diasporas of the abroad also it is the Hindu Goddess Mata Jagaddhatri is being worshipped and offering prayer.

Jagatdhatri Puja: Story Of The One Of The Important Festival Of The West Bengal

Alongside, it is the Mata Durga, and Maa Kaali, the Hindu Goddess Mata Jagaddhatri is another important Hindu female goddess, and it is the West Bengal, the Indian state of India is always believes in the mother worship since such a long time.

As per the legend and the story, it is the Jagatdhatri Puja that was first started by Maharaja Krishnachandra of Krishnanagar, Nadia in Bengal as per Wikipedia.

Well, the Hindu festival, Jagatdhatri Puja is very popular in Krishnanagar, Rishra, Chandannagar, Bhadreswar, Hooghly, Boinchi , Ashoknagar-Kalyangarh.

Jagatdhatri Puja: Story Of The One Of The Important Festival Of The West Bengal

As per a story and legend once at the period of the Nawab raj in Bengal Maharaja Krishnachandra was under arrest by Nawab Siraj-ud-Dullah because of some reasons.

Afterward it is the Bengal Maharaja Krishnachandra released from Prison and It was the period of the Hindu festival Vijaya Dashami and after coming back from the prison he was shocked to see the main essence of the Hindu festival Durga Puja was lost so he started the Hindu festival and the ritual of this Jagatdhatri Puja, so that the Durga Puja can rejoice properly now.

Hence, the festival Jagatdhatri Puja was begun, which is still celebrated in the West Bengal with the massive enthusiasm and zeal.

Article Source: Wikipedia 

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