Durga Maa in Boston – USA Will Wear Mekhela Chadar This Year
With the blessings of Kamakhya Guru Amritananda Saraswati: the great devotee of Shri Shri Maa Kamakhya temple of Guwahati, the Sree Vijaya Durga Kali Temple in the Greater Boston area will be celebrating Sri Sharadiya Durga Puja Mohotsab starting on 5th October (Maha Panchami) to 11th October (Maha Dashami).
The uniqueness of this year’s Puja will be, Maa Durga wearing Mekhela Chadar from Assam. The Founder and Chief Priest of the Temple Shri Bhavani Tejasvi Athmaram informed that, during a recent pilgrimage to Guwahati in Assam to visit Shri Shri Maa Kamakhya and Shri Shri Basistha Ashram, he purchased ‘Assam Silk Mekhela Chadar’ and Gamucha for Maa Durga. Apart from several other deities, this temple houses Maa Kali, Maa Chinnamasta and Maa Kamakhya.
The temple is expecting a large number of devotees of Indian origin from the Greater Boston area during this period to take the blessings from Durga Maa.