Durga puja is one of the largest festivals celebrated across India. This has special significance in the state like Bengal, Gujrat and Mahrashtra. In Sanskrit Durga means One who is difficult to reach. Goddess Durga is known as incarnation of Shakti and resembles the destroyer of all evils in the society. She is worshipped for her gracious as well as terrifying aspects. Durga Puja is celebrated for 9 days continuously and on 10th day feast is served to 9 unmarried girls. These 9 days of Navratri is celebrated with huge dance, music and celebration. Each day of Navratri is dedicated to one of the 9 avtars of goddess Durga. 1. Sailaputri 2. Bramhacharini 3.Chandraghanta 4.Kusmanda 5. Skanda-mata 6. Katya-yani 7.Kalaratri 8. Mahagauri 9.Siddhidatri. She is also known by the name of Parvati, Kali, Ambika etc. Durga puja is celebrated as the victory day of Devi Durga on the evil Mahisasura. This is the mythological story where Mahisasura the buffalo demon became very powerful by the wrath of the Shiva, Bramha and Vishnu. He dethroned Indra the god of heaven and hence all together worship goddess Durga to save from the evil. Durga festival is celebrated in the states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Gujrat, Maharastra, etc. Dandiya raas is played all 9 days in the region of Gujarat. This is one of the biggest festival from the public gathering point of view. In Bengal, Gujrat and Mumbai big big Pandals of goddess durga is erected where statutes of her is worshipped daily and thousands of visitors arrive at this Pandals to take Darshan.