Durga Puja 2022: Here's all you need to know about the devotional Dhunuchi Naach

Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST
  • The festival of Durga Puja is incomplete without a special bhog, Sindoor Khela and the devotional Dhunuchi Naach.
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The iconic Dhunuchi Naach is an integral part of Durga Puja and has become synonymous with the festival. It is performed during the evening Durga aarti by devotees holding two or even three dhunuchis at once and dancing to the beats of the Dhak. Here's all you need to know about the significance of Bengal's Dhunuchi Naach during Durga Puja.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST

The iconic Dhunuchi Naach is an integral part of Durga Puja and has become synonymous with the festival. It is performed during the evening Durga aarti by devotees holding two or even three dhunuchis at once and dancing to the beats of the Dhak. Here's all you need to know about the significance of Bengal's Dhunuchi Naach during Durga Puja.(ANI)

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Dhunuchi Naach, which is performed to the beats of Dhak, is offered to Goddess Durga as a vote of thanks in the evening Durga aarti.(HT Photo/Kunal Patil) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST

Dhunuchi Naach, which is performed to the beats of Dhak, is offered to Goddess Durga as a vote of thanks in the evening Durga aarti.(HT Photo/Kunal Patil)

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The Dhunuchi is a funnel-based open earthen pot inside which dry coconut husk sprinkled with dhuno and camphor are burnt.(HT Photo/Samir Jana) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Dhunuchi is a funnel-based open earthen pot inside which dry coconut husk sprinkled with dhuno and camphor are burnt.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)

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Dhuno is an Indian Frankincense made from the resin of the Sal tree. It acts as a natural air purifier, a reason it is offered to gods as well as a mosquito repellent.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST

Dhuno is an Indian Frankincense made from the resin of the Sal tree. It acts as a natural air purifier, a reason it is offered to gods as well as a mosquito repellent.(AFP)

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Devotees hold two or more burning earthen pots - two in their hands and one in their mouth and dance in sync with the beats of Dhak.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST

Devotees hold two or more burning earthen pots - two in their hands and one in their mouth and dance in sync with the beats of Dhak.(ANI)

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Several Durga Puja organisers in Bengal hold Dhunuchi Naach competitions every year and attract visitors from all spheres of life.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Several Durga Puja organisers in Bengal hold Dhunuchi Naach competitions every year and attract visitors from all spheres of life.(PTI)

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Dhunuchi Naach was earlier only restricted to men but is now widely performed by women.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:17 PM IST

Dhunuchi Naach was earlier only restricted to men but is now widely performed by women.(PTI)

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