Durga Ashtami & Sandhi Pooja

Ongoing sandhi pooja on Durga ashtami

Ongoing sandhi pooja on Durga ashtami.

The 108 earthen lamps required for sandhi pooja during Durga pooja on the 8th day of the festival

The 108 earthen lamps required for sandhi pooja during Durga pooja on the 8th day of the festival.

The 108 lighted earthen lamps for sandhi pooja, Durga ashtami

The 108 lighted earthen lamps for sandhi pooja, Durga ashtami.

A bed spread in front of the elephant god, Lord Ganesha’s wife (the Banana plant wearing the traditional red-bordered white saree) for his father, Lord Shiva to rest.

A bed spread in front of the elephant god, Lord Ganesha’s wife (the Banana plant wearing the traditional red-bordered white saree) for his father, Lord Shiva to rest.

A view of the purohits / pandits offering ashtami pooja to Goddess Durga.

A view of the purohits / pandits offering ashtami pooja to Goddess Durga.

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