2019 Durga Puja Festival in India: A Celebration of the Mother Goddess. Here Are Some Popular Choice of Gifts and Popular Places to Visit as a Gift for Your Boyfriend.

2019 Durga Puja Festival in India: A Celebration of the Mother Goddess. Here Are Some Popular Choice of Gifts and Popular Places to Visit as a Gift for Your Boyfriend.

Want to convey your love to your loved one this Durga Puja and looking for a simple but useful way? We all know, whether you've been together for five months or five years, giving gifts to your boyfriend will be always tough. You know him very well, you know you know him, but the gift you end up giving him ultimately puts that to the test. So, for solving your this problem in this Durga Puja, we are coming with some of the best ideas, you can always trust.

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Celebrate This Durga Puja with Your Boyfriend

Durga Puja, also known as Durgotsava, is an annually celebrated Hindu festival within the Indian landmass that is associated with the divine Hindu goddess, Durga. It is very significant in the states of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam and Odisha. The festival is celebrated in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin, which occurs in September or October of the Gregorian calendar. It is a festival that lasts multiple days and features baroque stage and temple decorations, performance arts, scripture recitation and processions.

Marked by a battle between Goddess Durga and the deceptive, shape-shifting and powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, Durga Puja is celebrated in the joy of her emerging victorious. Thus, the festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil but also symbolises all of life and creation.

Along with Goddess Durga, other deities like Lakshmi, Ganesha, Saraswati and Kartikeya are also revered. These other deities are believed to be children of Durga in the Bengali tradition. God Shiva(Durga's husband) is also worshipped during this festival. Marking Durga’s battle against evil, the festival begins on the first day with Mahalaya. beginning on the sixth day (Sasthi), the goddess is welcomed, Durga worshipping and celebrations start in baroquely decorated tents and temples hosting the statues. Saraswati and Lakshmi are worshipped on the following days. The festival finally ends of the tenth day of Dusshera (Vijaya Dashami), when with music, drum beats and chants, the procession is carried out by Hindu communities. They carry the colourful clay statues to a river or ocean for immersing them, as a form of goodbye and her return to the holy and divine land, Mount Kailash.

Durga Puja Gifts for Boyfriend

Why are boyfriends so hard to shop for? With all of those choices available in the market, a lot of people tend to find it difficult coming up with the best gift ideas for their partners. It is difficult to strike a balance between a gift that is stunningly memorable, but also practical at the same time. If you have no idea what to get him for this Durga Puja, check out this list of ideas to get you going. It will help to start with something because we covered the most important gift which a boyfriend will like to have. So, don't get confused make your loved one feel that he is special for you by gifting something this Durga Puja.

Giving is the only way to receive more. “That doesn’t do a service to the relationship,” said Ellen J. Langer, a Harvard psychology professor. “If I don’t let you give me a gift, then I’m not encouraging you to think about me and think about things I like. I am preventing you from experiencing the joy of engaging in all those activities. You do people a disservice by not giving them the gift of giving.”

Avighna Luxurious and Stylish Gift Set for Men

It feels good to be on the receiving end, there’s always a feeling of self-gratification when you are the one who is on the giving end. This cannot be measured by money. The happiness you get while opening a gift is only temporary, but giving a gift provides a more self-fulfilling experience that lasts for even longer, especially when it is for someone you love so much. Surprise your boyfriend with the stylish and luxurious Avighna gift set for men, which contains a watch, wallet and belt. The gift item is available for Rs.1,199 and can be bought from Amazon. It's not all but one of the best you can think for your boyfriend.

Classy Personalized Leather Bracelet

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Classy Personalized Leather Bracelet that comes with a name on it of your loved ones, a gift which is but only quirky but also would be memorable. The leather bracelet has a strap with a golden outline which has got the person's name on it to make it personalized and is a treat to watch. The bracelet has a golden clasp to get fixed tightly on your wrist. It is made out of leather. The gift is available on igp.com for Rs.650.

Cute Romantic Hanging Showpiece

Hanging Legs Showpiece Dolls for Home decoration, it is made of Polyresin and has premium quality. You can put it back on the shelf or table and always attract the eyes of everyone. Moreover, it is available in multi-colour. These adorable leg showpieces come with a heart-warming message for your beloved. This is one hug-guaranteed gift you can present to your boyfriend this Durga puja. It is available for Rs.699 on amazon.in.

Maa Durga Mug with Sashews in Potli

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This festive season, gift this amazing ceramic cup having Maa Durga's image engrossed, which comes with a peach gota work potli, filled with 100 gms of cashews. The white mug has goddess Durga’s face on it which would make the perfect Durga puja gift. The potli is white in colour and the cup is in a white and orange theme. It is available for Rs.650 on igp.com.

A Pair of Cufflinks

On the occasion of Durga Puja, you can send your boyfriend a set of tie and cufflink to make him look classy and dashing. This gift can be worn by your boyfriend not only in the office but also when he is going out on Durga Puja or attending a function. This specific gift features a tie, pocket square, a pair of Matching Cufflinks and a pin from the brand Blacksmith.

One can look impressive with these 100% polyester material and durable alloy metal made cufflinks for Men. A lot of colour options are also available. The price for this gift is Rs.479 only and are available for purchase on Amazon.

Grooming Kit

A man needs his grooming products almost every single day and your gift like a grooming kit will surely make your boyfriend happy as he uses it daily. You can choose from various brands and products but the kit that we have chosen for you is this Park Avenue Essential Grooming kit which comes with 7 items in it. It is available on Flipkart and the Set Contents are Shaving Cream, Brush, Razor, After Shave Lotion, Soap, Talc, and Travel Pouch from a well-known brand that is Park Avenue. This gift item is available for Rs.336 and it can be bought from Flipkart.

Men Black & Grey Regular Fit Shadow Check Casual Shirt

During Durga Puja, there is a lot of enthusiasm in people to go out shopping and get themselves new apparel. On this occasion, you can make it easy by gifting stylish and traditional apparel to your boyfriend so that he doesn't have to go shopping. But keep in mind his clothes size and the colours he likes while shopping for him. We have chosen this Black colour with grey shadow check casual shirt which has a spread collar, a full button placket and long sleeves with roll-up tab features, last but not the least a patch pocket. It is made up of 100% cotton and it is available on Myntra for Rs. 779.

Red Hug Cushion

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Express your love by gifting your boyfriend a Customized cushion on this Durga pooja. You can add a message or a photo of your loved ones on the website and that same thing will be printed on your cushion. The material used is Satin and the cushion is square. The price for the same is Rs.425 and it can be bought from igp.com.

Black Dial Silver Stainless Steel Strap Watch

Watches are always a cool gift. This Durga pooja gift this Black Dial Silver Stainless Steel Strap Watch from Titan to your one and only! This will make him remember you every-time he sees the time. This analog watch features a black, round dial fitted in a brass case. The outer case is fitted with a crown that lets you adjust the time. The dial has plain three hands, along with that slanted markings at every quarter interval and studded markings at every five-minute intervals to see time with ease. It is also equipped with 3 ATM water-resistant depth, this watch comes with a 24-month warranty and it is available on the official site of Titan for Rs. 1,795.

JBL Base Metal Bluetooth Earphones

If your boyfriend likes music then gift him Bluetooth earphones this festive season. We have chosen one earphone that he will surely love. Pure Bass Wireless Metal Earbud Headphones with Mic from the world-famous brand, JBL. Experience superior JBL sound with powerful bass and Wireless video streaming with high-quality sound from any Bluetooth enabled device. This comes with 6-hours of battery life with built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery that supports up to 6 hours of playtime.

Call and music controls on ear cup are very easy and handy to use. It also has a flat cable that is durable and does not tangle up in knots which you have to solve before putting on the earphones every time. With the hands-free calls feature, you can control your sound and manage calls from your headphones itself with three-buttons remote and built-in microphone. These are available on Amazon for Rs. 1,899.

Gifts as an expression of love

Surprise You Boyfriend & Plan a Trip with Him to One of These places

What will be the best gift for him? of course having some quality time with you in an amazing destination where you can also get to know about Durga Puja culture of a different place. Done know where to go? Let us resolve this problem. Here we are coming up with some the places where you can visit and have some quality time with your boyfriend as well as you can see how people in different places celebrate their Durga Puja.

Mumbai

The home of Bollywood, Mumbai dazzles during Durga Puja. It is one of the best destinations to visit for Durga puja with its grand pandals and baroque decorations. You can also feast your eyes at the sight of the Bollywood celebrities taking part in the celebrations in Santacruz hosted by the Mukherjee family. You can also go out for shopping in Bandra.

Bangalore

Another iconic place to visit during the Durga Puja is Bengaluru. The city gets decorated as if it were a newly wedded bride. The majestic pandals are a sight to behold. You must visit Indiranagar to be part of the best festive celebrations. There, the socio-cultural association holds prayers, beautiful performances and serves delicious food. The recommended places to stay at are Fab Hotel and Oakwood Serai.

Pune

In Pune, bhog which is served in all the Durga pandals, is a very famous delicacy. Pune is one of the best cities to visit during Durga Puja and, Nandonik and Koregaon park are a must-visit. The dishes served in the Durga pandals are delicious and tempting. There is not any problem of staying also, as Hyatt Pune offers you the perfect hospitality services. So, one should not miss out on visiting Pune during Durga Puja at any cost.

Chennai

The Durga Puja is celebrated with great fervour in Chennai. Chennai is also one of the most visited cities during Durga Puja as celebrations here are frivolous and authentic. The dazzling lights and high spirited environment of Besant Nagar is something which one should be a part of. There are a lot of other places to visit in Chennai, like Marina beach and crocodile bank. The recommended places to stay at are Crescent homes in Adyar.

Lucknow

The city of Nawabs celebrates Durga Puja with a lot of enthusiasm and if you want to be a part of best Durga puja pandal, then rush straight to Bengali Club and Youngmen’s Association at Shivaji Marg. Apart from being famous as the oldest Durga Puja Pandal in Lucknow, it is also popular for serving delicious bhog. The USP of this Durga puja pandal is that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose visited this pandal in 1938. There are various other places which can be explored in Lucknow, for instance, Kukrail Forest Reserve, Bada and Chota Imambaras. You can stay at the Golden Tulip Hotel.

New Delhi

The capital city of this great nation India becomes extremely beautiful during Durga Puja festivities with stunningly decorated pandals attracting several people every year. However, the must-visit pandal in Dehli is ‘Arambagh Durga Puja Pandal’ which is regarded as the best-decorated pandal and is more than 25 years old. Do not miss out extremely tasty delicacies like Rolls, Mughlai paratha and Kobiraji. You can also pay a visit to world-famous monuments like Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and enjoy shopping at Sarojini Nagar while you are in New Delhi. Bloomrooms should be a preferred destination for a stay.

Hyderabad

The spirits of Hyderabad are very high during the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja. With the delicious bhogs being served at every pandal, you will not find any shortage of delicious food in the whole city. The best Durga Puja pandal is at Hyderabad Bengali Samity, Domalguda which is a delight to witness. The festival is being celebrated here since 1942 and has a lot of tradition imbibed in its celebrations. Other things that you can enjoy in Hyderabad are its Biryani, a boating experience in Hussain Sagar Lake and a visit to the historic Golconda Fort. Hyderabad is also famous for its Ramoji film city. You can stay at the Radisson hotel, which is the best in the city.

Kolkata

The city one should definitely visit during Durga Puja in Kolkata. Durga Puja is celebrated here as Diwali is celebrated in India. The city is decorated like a newly wedded bride and is very lit. Families and friends exchange gifts and share the joy with each other. The colourful setup pandals are which are unique and gorgeously themed are a sight to behold. They are set up in open to place the beautiful idols which are created by extremely skilled artisans and craftsmen. Other places that you can visit in Kolkata are Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and Daknishwar Kali Temple. The best hotels to stay in Kolkata are The Taj, Hyatt and the Lalit.

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Why Gift Giving is Important?

Giving a gift to someone should not look like a task. It must come from the heart. When you give gifts, you are giving something willingly without wanting something in return. Making someone feel special is more than enough reason to make you give more. It tells the receiver that you were thinking about them. For your loved ones it becomes an additional way to show their importance in your life. Price of the gift doesn't matter, all matter is the feeling of the giver and receiver. This Durga Puja, share a gift with your boyfriend or take him to a different place as the gift. It will not only make a healthy relationship between two persons but it will also make two people think about each other.