This tradition is being followed in Hooghly for the last 229 years. Maa Jagadhatri is worshiped during this time. Not the women of the house but the men worship the mother wearing a sari.
These men worship the Mother Goddess by wearing a sari
Various traditions are followed in India regarding the worship of God. Some of these traditions are very strange. One such tradition is played in Chandannagar of Hooghly district of West Bengal. During this tradition, men wear saris and worship the Mother Goddess. This tradition is being followed for the last 229 years.
Like every year, this year also this tradition was played in Chandannagar.
Maa Jagadhatri is worshiped during this tradition. During this, not the women of the house but the men worship the mother wearing a sari. This time also the view of Chandannagar was quite amazing. Wearing saris, men worshiped Mother Jagadhatri with vermilion and betel leaves.
Men worship Mother Jagadhatri by wearing saris
In Bengali culture, women have worshiped the Mother Goddess for centuries. But during the worship of Mother Jagadhatri, a different view was seen. During this, 13 men together wore a sari and put a pallu on their head and worshiped Mother Jagadhatri. It is a very beautiful sight every year. This time also hundreds of devotees gathered inside and outside the pavilion premises to see this magnificent sight.
Women did not come out of the house for fear of the British
The patron of the worship committee told about this unique worship. 229 years ago from today when British rule was there. Then after dusk, women did not leave their homes for fear of the British. During that time, his ancestors had worshiped Mother Jagadhatri by wearing a sari. After this, this tradition started and since then men wear saris and worship the Mother Goddess.
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