Subject: Durga Puja schedule and Sponsorship
Dated: Sep 17, 2016
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Dear Member,,

India Utsav

Please note that our Durga Puja is on three consecutive days, Oct 7th, 8th and 9th this year. See our Durga Puja page for more details about artists.

Durga Puja Schedule 
The following is the revised Durga Puja schedule. The same schedule is also available on our web-site.

Friday Oct 7th, 2016

Time Description Comments
6:30 PM 8:00 PM Shasthi pujā, Bodhanā (invocation), Adhibhāsa (coloring the self)
7:30 PM 9:00 PM Prasad + food
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Professional program: Musical program by Keka Ghoshal

Saturday Oct 8th, 2016

Time Description Comments
10:30 AM 1:00 PM Maha Saptami Puja, Arati
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Pushpanjali and Arati
From 1:30 PM Prasad distribution
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lunch: Khichuri Bhog distribution
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Local Program: Siddhartha and his friends  
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Chanting from Devi Mahātmyā (Chandī)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Siddhartha Dasgupta, Sitar recital
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Sayantan Bhattacharya, Agomoni Gaan
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Astami, Sandhi, Mabami homa Lamp offering with a dance performance by pre-teen girls (kumari puja)
8:00 PM Dhunuchi Naach Dance with clay pots filled with incense crystals
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner (Patron membership includes this dinner, general members
can purchase dinner)
8:30 PM Auditorium opens for professional program
9:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Professional Program: Musical Concert by Kushal Paul
Seating is free but restricted to zones based on membership

Sunday Oct 9th, 2016

Time Description Comments
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Maha Dashami Puja, Aaroti
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pushpanjali and Prasad distribution
2.00 PM - 3:30 PM
Devi Baran, Bisharjan, Prasad distribution
2:00 pm Dhunuchi Naach
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Professional Programme: Musical program by Joy Sarkar and team
5:30 PM
Bijoya and Sweet distribution

Sponsorship for Durga Puja 

We are looking for sponsors for the following items at Durga Puja 2016.

For our new Durga Protima sponsor the flowers, Misti and Fruits for the Prasad. You can do it online at:

Durga puja flowers - $501
Durga puja Misti for Prasad - $501
Durga puja fruits for Prasad - $501
Ashtami puja - $501

We hope to see you at Durga Puja on Oct 7 onwards.

- Bay Area Prabasi Team
Serving the Bengali Community for over 40 years...

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