Durga Puja is regarded as one of the most famous festivals and is widely celebrated across the Bengal, especially in Kolkata. Hindu Mythology says that Goddess Durga has emerged from the collective energy of all the Gods. It is believed that Goddess Durga is an epitome of divine feminine power which is also known as Shakti. People believe that Mother Durga that symbolizes Shakti or power is born to destroy the demon Mahishasura. Every year Bengalitnesses a holiday of 4 days on the return of Goddess Durga and celebrate her existence with great solemnities and ceremonies.