Wear something chic and traditional on this Durgashtami Festival
When Durga Puja approaches, people of Bengal get too excited, and when the Puja celebration begins it can be described as a fashion parade. The city of joy gets completely decked up when it is Durga Puja. You need to have a lovely collection of sarees you can wear for the fashion show on different days of Durga Puja.
Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is one of the most auspicious days of five days tenure of Durga Puja Festival. In India fasting is undertaken by many people on this holy occasion. This day is also known for 'Astra Puja'(Worshiping Weapons) as on this day the weapons of Goddess Durga are worshiped. You must dress up in an exclusive manner to celebrate this day.
On Ashtami, Durga Mata is worshipped in a mesmerizing way. It is counted to be the most important day of the festival. And that’s why red-white sarees are perfect for this day. Senior women can choose off-white or white sarees with little embroidery or with red, orange, blue, green, etc. border. It is finally time for the Ashtami Anjali to take place. Getting dressed up for Ashtami Anjali requires special attention and it is the most significant event in the whole of the Durga Puja. People, especially women put in more efforts to get their Ashtami Anjali to look traditional. While white saree with a red border is common, you can explore into the saree world to do something different.
You can wear Bengali Cotton Sarees. The well-textured saree is fashionable, classy and unique versions of 9-yard wonders. They are light, airy and perfect when the climate is humid. When there is community Khicharhi lunch for Mahashtami afternoon, you may flaunt Bengal cotton saree. Bangladeshi-inspired cotton saree is very much in fashion now to wear. What kind of saree to wear during the time during the day? The cotton Bengali saree featuring Dhanekali weave is a timeless creation and can make you adorable. The light cotton Tangail saree with intricate weaves is far beyond the conventional heavyweight sarees. The cotton fabric is simply awesome and comfortable. You can again wear it during the daytime or Mid-Morning Aartis. The Bengali touch and appeal the saree has is simply amazing. Reveal the stylish self inside you when Goddess is prayed, invoked and revered. Wear Dhakai Bengal Cotton saree during Ashtami Anjali.
Dhakai Jamdani saree is the saree which every woman would love to wear on Mahashtami day of Durgapuja. Jamdani is believed to be a fusion of the ancient cloth-making techniques of Bengal (perhaps 2,000 years old) with the muslins since the 14th century. The special event Called Sandhipuja at Mahashtami day requires exclusive attire and you can always wear Dhakai Jamdani saree for that event.
This day of the festival demands to go over-the-top and no one would blame you for putting on some trendy saree. This Linen saree with beautiful bird and leaf print from your Puja collections is perfect for Ashtami morning celebration. The saree is trendy, light, and stylish and is perfect for festival morning drape.
The ‘buti’ and ‘patta’ style of Kota saree is popular among the women of Bengal. These are appreciated by the youngsters in Durgapuja days.
This Tusar Silk Saree is perfect for offering respect to the Goddess. The bright red hue coupled with the intense and intricate multi-colored hand stitch is a visual treat to the eyes. Tussar Silk Sarees are popular for its luxurious touch. Tussar saree in India is also known as wild silk saree and is made from the silk that is extracted from a specific wide-winged moth which is yellowish-brown in color (part of the Emperor Moth family). Tussar sarees are chosen for their beautiful motifs and embroidery work(Kaantha Work), which depict the rich cultural heritage of our country. Tussar silk is the most airy of all silks and regulates body temperature to keep it cool.
Now, you have an elongated list of sarees wearing which you will really look outstanding on Mahashtami day of Durgapuja. Do whatever you feel best but please do not forget to have a look at online store of Adi Mohini Mohini Mohan Kanjilal who is waiting for you with an unbelievable stock of Puja sarees.